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Mrs. Kelley from Hartford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading for Inspiration

Help me give my students challenging leveled novels that teach them life lessons.

  • $262 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Ten students? How is that possible? The students that will benefit from this request are part of a urban classroom of 25 students where nearly all come from low-income households, but they are a unique group in that they read above grade level - way above! It is an honor and a privilege to be their guided reading group teacher.

They are more capable of reaching the stars then they even realize.

They have the energy and the motivation to take on any challenge they are handed. They are the highlight of my days!

My Project

I would love to have challenging higher leveled books for my above grade level reading group. I believe very strongly that I can make a difference in these kids reading habits and prepare them to read the classics as they grow older.

The books I've selected will challenge them but the content will not overwhelm them.

I need books where the themes are more age appropriate for fifth graders but also honor their ability to read three plus levels above grade level. These students are highly motivated and love to read. Having complex story lines will enable them to stay engaged in their reading.

Mrs. Kelley
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 10 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dead End in Norvelt • AKJ Education $6.56 10 $65.60
The War That Saved My Life • AKJ Education $6.56 10 $65.60
Hush • AKJ Education $5.83 10 $58.30

Materials cost

$189.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$222.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.24

Total project goal

$261.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.58

1 Donor

-$261.58

Donations toward project cost

-$222.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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