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Ms. West from Summerville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Opening the Minds of Readers

My students need new books to continue to not only grow as readers, but to grow their love of reading.

  • $338 goal

This project expired on August 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, sweet, and full of energy! They love to participate in classroom discussion, activities that engage them in learning, share their ideas, and be challenged to think outside the box. Each day, my students come to school ready to learn new things and take chances to reach their full potential both personally and academically.

My students are not defined on where they come from, but are defined on who they are and the places they are going to go.

. Our school is a Title One School which means that more than 50% of the student population is on free or reduced lunch. Despite the odds, my students are resilient and love to learn.

My Project

Providing new and exciting books in my classroom library is one of the best ways I know as an educator to not only grow students' minds, but instill a love of reading. Dr. Seuss once said, "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Reading allows children to escape to far off places, explore their imagination, and elaborate their own thinking! Thank you for helping us unlock the door to the world of imagination. Thank you for your support and opening the mind of readers and instill the love books!

Ms. West
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Land of Stories Complete Hardcover Gift Set • Amazon Business $71.20 1 $71.20
The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $16.52 1 $16.52
Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Serafina Book 3) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race (Mr. Lemoncello's Library) • Amazon Business $10.58 1 $10.58
The Getaway • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Inside Story (The Sisters Grimm #8): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
In the Deep Blue Sea: Jack and the Geniuses Book #2 • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Wandmaker's Apprentice • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
Wandmaker • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Island of Dr. Libris • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
The Phantom Tollbooth • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02
Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart: Book 2: The Adventure in the Amazon: Brazil (The Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart Series) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina Book 2) • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
Serafina and the Black Cloak • Amazon Business $5.40 1 $5.40
Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38

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