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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Can Be Fun

Help me give my students some books they requested like A Minute to Midnight and Dork Diaries to keep them reading over holiday break.

  • $254 goal

This project expired on April 8, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania, and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard, and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

It is so important for our students to read outside of school. I want to have my own up to date classroom library where they can take a book at any time just for fun. If they can read for fun and find enjoyment in it, they will become better lifelong readers. These skills will transfer over into our classrooms. If their reading skills increase, it is obvious that their grades are going to increase also. I believe that for kids to get excited about reading we need to have the most current books which our school library may not have. To have new books like The Guardians, Bloodlands, Little Woman and The Giver.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
6th grade Math Workbook: CommonCore Math Workbook • Amazon Business $18.04 1 $18.04
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
Outlander 4-Copy Boxed Set: Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn • Amazon Business $17.61 1 $17.61
Grade 6 Math Workbook with Answers (Improve Your Math Fluency) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
A Minute to Midnight (An Atlee Pine Thriller (2)) • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials • Amazon Business $14.74 1 $14.74
Death in Salem: The Private Lives Behind The 1692 Witch Hunt • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
JOSEPH STALIN: THE DICTATOR OF THE USSR (Great Biographies) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Little Women • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
The Guardians: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.56 1 $10.56
Witchcraft in the United States: The History of Witches, Practices, and Persecution in America • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (13) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Guts • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Giver (1) (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dork Diaries 14: Tales from a Not-So-Best Friend Forever (14) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$183.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$215.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.09

Total project goal

$253.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$253.95

3 Donors

-$90.00

Donations toward project cost

-$78.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.55

match offer

-$161.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$137.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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