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Mrs. Sansom from Waco TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Favorite Books Are Tattered and Torn

My students need new copies of their 41 favorite novels including "Junie B. Jones", "Judy Moody", and the "Magic Treehouse".

  • $466 goal

This project expired on March 3, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our library's copies of students' favorite books are literally falling apart, held together with tape and simply can't be repaired anymore. Help us buy new copies of Junie B. Jones, Judy Moody and Magic Treehouse books so that we can enjoy our favorite books.

We are a charter school in Texas, and our students come from all walks of life.

However, many of our students come from low economic families and do not have access to books other than from our school library. Our students really enjoy coming to the library, and love checking out new books.

My Project

These are among the most popular books in our library. Junie B. Jones is enjoyed by all of students, boys and girls alike, Kindergarten through Fourth Grade. Our students also enjoy nonfiction books, and the companion books to the Magic Treehouse series is guaranteed to fly off the shelves as soon as they are in! By reading these highly entertaining series, our students reading scores will increase. By reading books they enjoy, they will know that reading is a pleasant pastime, not just a chore.

Our library is small and the fiction section is rather dated.

The average age of the collection is more than 15 years. Many of the materials are donated, and are in need of replacement. Nothing changes the look and feel of a library than the excitement of receiving brand new books! I am hoping this is just the beginning of a library makeover at our school.

Mrs. Sansom
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 170 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ancient Rome and Pompeii • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Buffalo Before Breakfast • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones • AKJ Books $98.35 1 $98.35
A Crazy Day With Cobras • AKJ Books $14.39 1 $14.39
A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Magic Tree House Series #44 • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
A Perfect Time for Pandas • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Abraham Lincoln • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Afternoon on the Amazon • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
American Revolution • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Ancient Greece and the Olympics • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House Series #36) Mary • AKJ Books $8.72 1 $8.72
Carnival at Candlelight • AKJ Books $8.72 1 $8.72
A Perfect Time for Pandas • AKJ Books $10.95 1 $10.95
Dinosaurs • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Knights and Castles: A Companion to the Knight at Dawn • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Mummies and Pyramids • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Pirates • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Rain Forests • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Space • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Titanic: A Nonfiction Companion to Tonight on the Titanic • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Twisters and Other Terrible Storms • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Dolphins and Sharks • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Ghosts: A Nonfiction Companion to A Good Night for Ghosts (M • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Leonardo da Vinci: A Nonfiction Companion to Monday with a M • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Leprechauns and Irish Folklore: A Nonfiction Companion to Le • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Pandas and Other Endangered Species • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Penguins and Antarctica: A Nonfiction Companion to Eve of th • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Pilgrims • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Polar Bears and the Arctic: A Nonfiction Companion to Polar Bears Past Bedtime • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Nonf • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Sabertooths and the Ice Age • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Sea Monsters: A Nonfiction Companion to Dark Day in the Deep • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Magic Tree House #32: Winter of the Ice Wizard • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Judy Moody • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Judy Moody and Stink • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Judy Moody Around the World in 8 1/2 Days • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Judy Moody Declares Independence • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Judy Moody Gets Famous! • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Judy Moody Girl Detective • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Judy Moody and the Thrill Points Race • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$360.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.87

Total project goal

$465.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$465.80

10 Donors

-$349.00

Donations toward project cost

-$296.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.35

Matching donations from our partners

-$116.80

Match offers toward project cost

-$99.28

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.52

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$0.00

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