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Mrs. Staud from Hamilton OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Gonna Read

My students need picture books and graphic novels to keep them motivated during reading workshop!

  • $341 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher in a high poverty school where my students face many challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the obstacles they face, my students enjoy school. School is their safe haven... it's the constant in their life.

All students deserve the same opportunities to become successful, competent readers!

Some of the students in my classroom come from homes where learning to read is not a top priority- meeting the child's basic needs of food and shelter takes precedence. Many of the families I service do not speak English as their first language. My students typically do not live in homes filled with books. All students deserve the opportunity to be immersed in a learning environment where reading is valued and enjoyed.

My Project

My students need materials to keep them engaged during reading workshop. I love being able to introduce new books to my students and make them available in our classroom library! I can't wait to use the easels to pique students' interest in new books!

Many of my students love reading poetry and graphic novels.

The Babysitter's Club series, Hannah and Sugar, Roller Girl and more will be of high interest to many of the girls in my class! We have lots of graphic novels for the boys to read, but I don't have many for the girls!

Having a library full of new titles keeps students wanting to spend lots of time reading!

Mrs. Staud
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $32.46 1 $32.46
Tabletop Magnetic Easel & Whiteboard (2 Sides) Includes: 4 Dry Erase Markers. Drawing Art White Board Educational Kids Toy • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Dazzling Displays Clear Acrylic 8.5 x 11 Slant Back Easel with Lip • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Hannah and Sugar • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
One Cool Friend • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
What Makes a Monster?: Discovering the World's Scariest Creatures (The World of Weird Animals) • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Poems to Learn by Heart • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Pax • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
The Hole Story of the Doughnut • Amazon Business $11.40 1 $11.40
If the Shoe Fits: Voices From Cinderella • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
John, Paul, George & Ben • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Once Upon an Elephant • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Let's Do Nothing! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Revolting Rhymes • Amazon Business $5.21 1 $5.21

Materials cost

$255.19

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.00

Total project goal

$340.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.02

4 Donors

-$240.85

Donations toward project cost

-$221.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.78

match offer

-$79.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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