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Ms. McKey from Seattle WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read for the Holidays!

Help me give my students books to keep reading this holiday! We have selected high interest books they can read themselves and read to siblings. Help them build a language rich home.

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This project will serve my progressing English language learners who have worked so hard this year to make strides in their reading and writing skills. They are eager to improve. It is both heart-warming and heart-wrenching to work with them as they struggle with language in school. At home, they balance homework demands with care for siblings, translation for families and other responsibilities. This school is their hope, and they have so little time to build skills.

Student lose ground over holidays when they have no opportunity to continue reading.

Please help us to encourage them to read while they are away!

My Project

Please help us send our students home with a new book, in English, to read for the holidays! Our students have made great strides in their reading and vocabulary development since September. Now they will have two weeks plus the weekends - that's 16 days! - away from reading. Many have no access to books in the home and many live far from libraries or resource centers

Books like The Cossover, El Deafo and Amulet offer high-interest reading at a variety of levels that will help to create a language rich home for whloe families.

It will give students incentive to share reading with siblings!

Help our students keep reading while they are away!

Ms. McKey
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Hate U Give • AKJ Education $11.38 5 $56.90
Supernova (Amulet #8) • Amazon Business $6.21 9 $55.89
The Crossover • AKJ Education $10.78 5 $53.90
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $9.38 5 $46.90
All American Boys • AKJ Education $13.99 2 $27.98
Ghosts • Amazon Business $5.27 5 $26.35
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Graphic Novel Adaptation (Star Wars Movie Adaptations) • Amazon Business $4.71 5 $23.55
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball • AKJ Education $3.49 3 $10.47
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Sisters • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 2 $9.78
Forest World • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
El Deafo • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Out from Boneville (BONE #1) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Smile • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81

Materials cost

$402.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$473.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.51

Total project goal

$556.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.73

5 Donors

-$506.73

Donations toward project cost

-$430.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.01

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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