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Ms. Stern from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Need Books!

My students need 18 copies of To Kill A Mockingbird.

  • $161 goal

This project expired on April 4, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book that you couldn't put down? I know that To Kill A Mockingbird will be one of these books for my students.

My students are learning to value reading more and more, everyday.

Here is some information about our school demographics: 90% of our students are first-generation college bound, 80% of our students are economically disadvantaged 95% of our students are Hispanic or African American, and most students enter our school at least one grade level behind in math and reading.

My Project

We will use this book as our class novel for our upcoming unit. We will discuss the injustices that existed in the past, and continue to exist today. We will use this book in class everyday, as well as for assignments at home. Students will be placed into book clubs to ensure the development of discussion skills.

This project is critical to my students' success.

I know that they will read more if they fall in love with literature with the help of novels such as To Kill A Mockingbird. Growing my classroom library guarantees my students success in 8th grade ELA, as well as their other academic subjects. By providing my students with the tools to become lifelong readers, I am providing a critical foundation for success in school and the real world.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
To Kill a Mockingbird (Mass) • AKJ Books $5.83 18 $104.94

Materials cost

$104.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.09

Total project goal

$160.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.60

3 Donors

-$160.60

Donations toward project cost

-$136.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.09

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$0.00

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