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  • $686 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Dinsmore
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Read! Choice! Fun! Series Books Program!

Help me give my students Lunch Lady and Eerie Elementary and many others

My Students

Our students at our small, Title I elementary school range in age from 3 years to Fourth Graders. This project targets 258 students in Grades 1-4. Currently, we have 77 students in Grade 1, 59 students in Grade 2, 66 students in Grade 3, and 56 students in Grade 4.

Our school has a diverse population with students coming from a variety of backgrounds, languages, and demographics.

Our young students are getting excited and motivated about the Series Reading Program!

My Project

Our goal is to create a culture of reading by introducing and continuing Series Reading across the grade levels at our school! When students read a series, they increase their comprehension and fluency, increase reading time, and deepen their connection with the book's characters.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 am to 8:15 am, you can see students at our school walking the halls to check out books and waiting patiently to get the next book in their preferred series.

Students have a variety of choices from Pete the Cat, to Elephant and Piggie, to Captain Underpants, to I Survived, as well as nonfiction selections from National Geographic. Expanding the Series Reading program is a continuing goal for our school.

We want to get as many book series as we can in the hands of our students! It's been very exciting to see the students checking out books they want to read. We want to continue building on this enthusiasm in the future and celebrate reading.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
The Princess in Black • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Lunch Lady and the Video Game Villain: Lunch Lady #9 • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes: Lunch Lady #7 • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Eva and the New Owl: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Eva Sees a Ghost: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Eva's Treetop Festival: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
The Science Fair is Freaky! A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
School Freezes Over!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #5) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Recess Is a Jungle!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Lunch Lady and the Picture Day Peril: Lunch Lady #8 • Amazon Business $6.29 3 $18.87
The Bad Guys in The Furball Strikes Back (The Bad Guys #3) • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
The Bad Guys in Mission Unpluckable (The Bad Guys #2) • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
The Bad Guys in Intergalactic Gas (The Bad Guys #5) • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.49 4 $17.96
Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco: Lunch Lady #6 • Amazon Business $5.59 3 $16.77
A Woodland Wedding: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #3) • Amazon Business $3.93 4 $15.72
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $5.01 3 $15.03
Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians: Lunch Lady #2 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit (Lunch Lady, Book 5) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown: Lunch Lady #4 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta: Lunch Lady #3 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute: Lunch Lady #1 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Mia Mayhem Learns to Fly! • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero! • Amazon Business $5.01 2 $10.02

Materials cost

$544.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$582.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.85

Total project goal

$685.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$685.65

8 Donors

-$585.65

Donations toward project cost

-$497.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.85

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 258 students.

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