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Mrs. V. from Saint Helen MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Patriot Page Turners

Help me give my students books to read. We have started an after school book club, and we need books to read. Our club has mostly K-2 students and needs funding for early chapter books, please.

  • $438 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a Reading Specialist, I try to inspire our kids to read an assortment of books. Our students come from a high-poverty rural area, with limited access to a variety of books/reading materials. While we have a small local library, our parents' working hours do not permit them to take their children to borrow books.

I love our students!

They are eager to learn, friendly, and enjoy the outdoors. Our kids are excited to share their weekend adventures. In the fall and winter are tales of school football games and snow sports. Spring and summer bring on stories about baseball, fishing, camping, and four-wheeling.

Our hope is to provide more reading materials for our students. We want our students to graduate with a world of opportunity open to them, and reading is the key. Once that love of reading is sparked, it is great to hear kids ask, "May I keep this book, please?" We hope DonorsChoose is the way we can get more books to our kids!

My Project

Our youngest students needed an after school activity and asked for a Book Club. Students are already meeting once a week, reading along with a teacher, sharing fun stories! During the club meetings, the kids enjoy discussing characters and themes, developing comprehension skills that are vital to good reading.

We are turning to DonorsChoose to help our students develop that life-long love of reading early through our Patriot Page Turners reading club.

We have selected a variety of texts for our students to read. We have chapter books with science, animal, and fantasy themes. Thank you for considering our project.

Mrs. V.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mercy Watson to the Rescue • Amazon Business $5.99 8 $47.92
Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade: Book 1 (Princess Posey, First Grader) • Amazon Business $5.99 8 $47.92
Amy and the Missing Puppy (1) (The Critter Club) • Amazon Business $5.99 8 $47.92
Daisy Dawson Is on Her Way! • Amazon Business $5.99 8 $47.92
Humphrey's Really Wheely Racing Day (Humphrey's Tiny Tales) • Amazon Business $4.99 8 $39.92
Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras) • Amazon Business $4.99 8 $39.92
Rise of the Earth Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #1) • Amazon Business $4.19 8 $33.52
Young Cam Jansen and the Missing Cookie • Amazon Business $3.99 8 $31.92

Materials cost

$336.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$372.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.65

Total project goal

$437.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$437.66

4 Donors

-$218.83

Donations toward project cost

-$186.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.82

match offer

-$218.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$186.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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