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Mrs. Foster-Moudy from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read All About It!

My students need high interest books that will hold their attention, including The Hunger Games, Calvin and Hobbes, and Harry Potter.

  • $513 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When students come to my room, they are absolutely certain of one thing: this is a place for reading. This is a place to curl up with a good book or to talk about what we've read recently. They are always welcomed to come browse our shelves for their next good book.

My students are generally reluctant readers and as a result, they've fallen farther and farther behind in their reading abilities.

When I first start working with them, they will all tell me they hate reading. As we start working together in our reading groups, they began to see that they don't actually hate reading - they just don't love every book they've read and they hate being forced to read books that don't interest them.

My Project

My students will be able to check out these books to use during reading time, whether in my room or in their classroom. My goal is to simply have my students read more, and that starts with having high quality books that they will want to finish. I've picked several series so that if they fall in love with the first, there will be others for them to read once they finish.

Many people who consider themselves "book lovers" can remember that first time they read a chapter book from start to finish - and were ready to devour another.

Through the use of high interest chapter books, I hope to give my students that same euphoria that I felt the first time I fell in love with a book. My hope is that if they find one book they adore, a whole world of similar books will be theirs for the taking.

Mrs. Foster-Moudy
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 6 Classic Grade Level Library (30 bk set) • AKJ Books $155.18 1 $155.18
4-5 Exemplar Stories (10 bk set) • AKJ Books $63.55 1 $63.55
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) (Paperback) • AKJ Books $63.46 1 $63.46
The Hunger Games Trilogy • AKJ Books $29.20 1 $29.20
All Star Sports Story (6 bk set) • AKJ Books $26.42 1 $26.42
Bargain Books Variety Assortment 4-6 ( 10 bk set) • AKJ Books $14.80 1 $14.80
Calvin and Hobbes • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
The Essential Calvin and Hobbes • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Revenge of the Baby-Sat • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48

Materials cost

$399.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.81

Total project goal

$512.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.09

12 Donors

-$443.86

Donations toward project cost

-$388.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.33

match offer

-$55.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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