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Mrs. Meeks from Columbus GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Passionate for Pilkey

Help me give my students Dav Pilkey books and biographies in order to develop their love of reading.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach third grade in a high-poverty school in Georgia. I serve students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder, and specific learning disabilities.

A majority of my students are far below grade level.

Over 90% of my students are at least a year behind. Despite the challenges, my third graders particularly love reading and science. They are excited about school and love learning new things. I want to give them the best chance possible.

My Project

I love graphic novels because they help my students get excited about reading. One of the best parts of my job is reaching the students who claim they don't like reading because it is "boring." I am hoping these Dav Pilkey books and Who Was books will grab their attention and spur them to read more.

Many of my students struggle with reading, and research has shown that one of the best ways to make improvements in reading is to read for enjoyment.

I am hoping that Dog Man and stories about Jane Goodall, Walt Disney, and Michael Jordan will help my students become stronger readers as well as enhance their love for learning.

Mrs. Meeks
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Judy Moody Most Mood-tastic Collection Ever • Amazon Business $39.32 1 $39.32
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $8.38 1 $8.38
Who Was Blackbeard? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Stan Lee? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who is J.K. Rowling? • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$114.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.14

Total project goal

$180.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.91

1 Donor

-$90.46

Donations toward project cost

-$79.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.57

match offer

-$86.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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