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Ms. Gray
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reading in the Company of Friends

Help me give my students books to become active members of book clubs.

My Students

My students are a diverse group of 26 fourth graders who love to work hard, laugh, and dance - preferably at the same time! Our school is classified as Title I, which means family income is in the lowest 25th percentile in the state. This is important because it means many of my students are not afforded adequate learning materials and opportunities. Your gracious donations will help them access life-changing learning materials and opportunities, from books to technology to professional development for their dear teacher.

My students are avid readers, imaginative authors, careful mathematicians, inquisitive scientists, and caring citizens.

We are a fourth grade family who learn a little more each day just what it means to love ourselves and each other. Thank you so much for your time and attention to our growth!

My Project

In our classroom, readers relish in the opportunity to join book clubs as a social structure for developing deep interpretations about text in the company of others. For this reason, you will find titles in this project representative of both fiction book clubs and historical fiction book clubs. Nonfiction books are also included in order to support our understanding of the historical events we are reading about in our historical fiction clubs.

The goal is to help readers' author lives in which reading really matters, so it is essential that kids experience the shared pleasure of reading with friends.

The only way to do so is to have multiple copies of the same text, which is often a challenge for a classroom teacher. Thank you so much for your gracious time and consideration.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.69 2 $19.38
Bud, Not Buddy • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Out of the Dust • Amazon Business $7.33 2 $14.66
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
The Great Depression: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: Historical Eras) • Amazon Business $6.51 2 $13.02
Pax • Amazon Business $5.39 2 $10.78
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $5.29 2 $10.58
The Split History of the D-Day Invasion: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Split History of the Civil War: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Split History of the American Revolution: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Split History of the Civil Rights Movement: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
On the Blue Comet • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Split History of World War I: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books) • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
Freedom Summer • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$155.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.15

Total project goal

$221.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$221.01

2 Donors

-$110.50

Donations toward project cost

-$93.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.57

match offer

-$110.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by A group of anonymous donors and 2 other donors.

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