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Ms. Shinn from Camden NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading and Listening

Help me give my students new books to read and headphones for small group computer work.

  • $256 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the best people I have ever met. They greet me each morning with a smile, a hug and demand to know what we are doing today. My students are enthusiastic learners, but school is not easy for them. My students live in one of the worst cities in New Jersey due to crime, but they don't let that hold them back.

My students are an inspiration.

Each day, I learn something new about one of them and I wonder how I would handle it if I was in their shoes. They are remarkable kids who deserve to have a learning environment that is safe, fun and engaging.

My Project

Being able to read allows every person the ability to live life successfully. Getting children to read, however, can be daunting. My students like to read books that interest them, which means that my library is running out of books in the series that they love to read during independent reading. As a new teacher, I have struggled with filling my library with different types of books hoping that something will grab my students' attention. Now that I have their attention, I don't want to lose it.

Please help me provide my students with books that they love so they can continue their love of reading.

Also, we are in need of some headphones for students to use while using our small group computers. Being able to hear the questions, instead of just reading them can make all of the difference in some of my students' lives.

Ms. Shinn
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iClever Kids Headphones - Wired Headphones for Kids, Adjustable Headband, Stereo Sound, Foldable, Untangled Wires, 3.5mm Aux Jack, 94dB Volume Limited - Childrens Headphones on Ear, Blue • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $35.97 1 $35.97
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $16.85 1 $16.85
Magic Tree House Merlin Mission 1-4 Boxed Set (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
I'm Too Fond of My Fur! (Geronimo Stilton #4) • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
The Bad Guys in Attack of the Zittens (The Bad Guys #4) (4) • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) (7) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Wildwood Bakery: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #7) • Amazon Business $4.24 1 $4.24
Eva and the Lost Pony: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #8) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
What Was the Ice Age? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Where Is Niagara Falls? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Where Is the White House? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Where Is the Eiffel Tower? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Colosseum? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$184.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$217.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.33

Total project goal

$255.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$255.54

2 Donors

-$75.40

Donations toward project cost

-$73.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$168.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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