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Ms. Villarreal from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

One World, Many Stories

My students need a variety of books for their classroom library.

  • $425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher and will be teaching 5th grade English Language Arts and Reading. I have 75 students. Many of my students come from low-income families and do not have books of their own at home. I will be implementing an independent reading time in the classroom so that students have time to read in the classroom.

We will be setting up a classroom sign in and out system for the students to take these books home.

The students are sweet and deserving of new books to help build their reading skills.

My Project

I would love to provide my students with a classroom library that they deserve. We have independent reading time everyday and I love seeing my students engaged during this time. I want to provide them with a variety of books to help keep them engaged. The books I have chosen for the classroom library range graphic novels to award winners.

There are different series as well, including Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia.

These books provide enriching opportunities about curriculum related topics on varied reading levels so that all of the children in my room can find books to read that will help them learn.

Ms. Villarreal
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter Hard Cover Boxed Set: Books #1-7 Books 1-7 • AKJ Education $150.33 1 $150.33
Chronicles of Narnia (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $39.60 1 $39.60
Newbery Award and Honor Winners - Fantasy (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $36.43 1 $36.43
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • AKJ Education $32.09 1 $32.09
Coretta Scott King Award and Honor Winners (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.42 1 $22.42
National Geographic Readers (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.40 1 $22.40
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel • AKJ Education $8.78 1 $8.78
Anne Frank - Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $7.67 1 $7.67
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$325.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.61

Total project goal

$424.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$424.04

4 Donors

-$347.02

Donations toward project cost

-$294.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.05

match offer

-$77.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.55

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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