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Mrs. Lutes from Emmett ID is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Opening Young Minds

My students need some new reading books in the classroom that they can read during their spare time.

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small rural alternative school in Central Idaho. The economy has been struggling for years. This has made funding things difficult. In hard times we need to get creative to make it happen for our students.

Our classroom serves the most at risk students in the school district.

They were struggling with being in the traditional high school and came to us to get back on track. Many of the students struggle just to get their basic needs met and don't have the resources to bring needed supplies to school.

My Project

We have not had access to many books in our small rural school and the students become bored with the older books that we have on hand. Students need resources to practice their reading skills. The books that we present them need to be up to date and at levels that will promote increased learning.

Having books like Stone Fox, The Giver and The Maze Runner that students are interested in will encourage them to read for fun and during their free time.

They will begin to improve their reading abilities. This improvement will help them to be better prepared for their general core classes. Successful readers are successful in other areas as well.

Mrs. Lutes
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.57 1 $14.57
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Hunger Games • AKJ Education $8.91 1 $8.91
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children • AKJ Education $7.55 1 $7.55
Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets • AKJ Education $7.38 1 $7.38
1984 • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Lord of the Flies • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Maze Runner (Book One) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $6.98 1 $6.98
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Hatchet • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Skin I'm In • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Night • AKJ Education $5.89 1 $5.89
Maniac Magee • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Among The Hidden • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Island of the Blue Dolphins • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $5.68 1 $5.68
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Stone Fox: 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $4.92 1 $4.92
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $4.85 1 $4.85

Materials cost

$152.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.22

Total project goal

$228.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.13

5 Donors

-$216.13

Donations toward project cost

-$193.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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