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Ms. Williams from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Raising the Bar With Books!

Help me give my students diverse reading materials to enrich their curious minds.

  • $471 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are avid readers from the South Bronx. Growing up in the same neighborhood, I knew my only escape was through books. My students seek high-interest books to continue to evolve their love of reading. They find excitement when they dive into a chapter book that they're able to read. Every day they enter the classroom ready to search for their new adventure across the pages.

These third graders yearn to find books that are as diverse as they are.

They request books that have characters that are as intriguing and can easily become a friend.

My Project

It will give inner city kids access to books that they wouldn't otherwise have access to. With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

We will have great read alouds with characters that my students are able to relate to, compare and contrast their lives and how they deal with situations.

My library does not have a large collection of books, so I would like to have books that will hold their interests and keep them reading in my classroom. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading.

Ms. Williams
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 3 High Interest, Low Readability (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $45.54 3 $136.62
Grade 1 High Interest, Low Readability (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.72 2 $71.44
Emotions (9 books) • AKJ Education $52.28 1 $52.28
Series Sampler - Heidi Hecklebeck (5 Books) • AKJ Education $22.41 2 $44.82
Favorite Author Study - Arnold Lobel (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $14.94 2 $29.88
Series Sampler - Little Bear (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $14.85 2 $29.70

Materials cost

$364.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$400.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.63

Total project goal

$470.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$470.84

3 Donors

-$235.42

Donations toward project cost

-$200.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.31

match offer

-$235.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$200.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.31

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$0.00

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