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Ms. Napholz from Dakota IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Project Lit Dakota, Year 2

Help me give my students a book club where readers can discuss novels with others who love books!

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a rural school. I am originally from Chicago and while it was a transition to a small-town school, I have grown to love this place! It’s the kind of school where a student heard I had never had fresh milk so he brought some to me on my birthday along with the cake! It’s the kind of place where students ask teachers to wear their football jerseys. My kids are awesome. They make me think in new ways and they stay in my life. I hear from them after they graduate, and they come back to help out at the school. It’s a truly wonderful community of really nice kids.

My Project

We do not often get the chance to simply sit and discuss books with students these days. Our curriculum has become more and more focused on standardized testing, and finding the time to talk about the issues and themes that books and literature can bring to students is being phased out. This is a tragedy. Our students need the empathy, the exposure, and the perspective of reading about others who may or may not be like them. They need to connect with characters and with each other. Project Lit allows us to do this. We began this last year with your support. Please help us continue.

Ms. Napholz
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Silence of Murder • AKJ Education $7.29 12 $87.48
Angelmonster • AKJ Education $1.00 12 $12.00
Lulu Dark Can See Through Walls • AKJ Education $1.00 12 $12.00

Materials cost

$111.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.26

Total project goal

$168.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.41

1 Donor

-$168.41

Donations toward project cost

-$143.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.26

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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