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Mrs. Carroll from Springfield TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Today are Leaders Tomorrow!

My students need a variety of books in our classroom library that they can relate to and become inspired by when reading.

  • $245 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher at a Title I school in Middle Tennessee. I teach second grade and it is the best job in the entire world! My students consist of a very diverse group both culturally, economically, and academically. Regardless of their background, each one of my students comes to school every day determined, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. As their teacher it is my job to foster this love for learning that all of my students possess.

My Project

My students need books that are engaging and inspiring. I chose books that would be relevant to the students in my classroom. I need to provide my students with books that spotlight strong female characters, as well as characters from different cultures. These types of characters are a reflection of my students. I want to provide titles that will allow my students to read about children whose lives are not unlike their own so that they may understand the world around them a little better.

If you chose to support my project then I will get one step closer to putting some fantastic books at their little fingertips.

Mrs. Carroll
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $15.42 1 $15.42
A Chair for My Mother • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Let the Children March • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
Windows • Amazon Business $13.12 1 $13.12
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Love • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Blackout • Amazon Business $10.12 1 $10.12
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67

Materials cost

$175.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$207.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.66

Total project goal

$244.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$244.41

2 Donors

-$122.20

Donations toward project cost

-$103.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.33

match offer

-$122.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$103.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.33

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$0.00

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