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Mr. Thompson from Waterford WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Everything

Help me give my students the gift of a lifelong love of reading.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a rural school 30 miles outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Because our school enrollment is under 200, teachers get to know students very well. Students receive instruction in small groups or one-on-one when needed. Our students are eager to learn, and are very involved in many extracurricular activities.

It has long been my goal to make each of my students life-long avid readers.

That is why it is my passion to provide them as many books to choose from as possible.

My Project

I will use your generous gift to provide excellent books for my students to read. Students must have a selection of wonderful novels from which to choose.

These books will help to make my students lifelong readers.

My students will have access to excellent books in my classroom to read. These books will help them find worlds outside of their own in which to explore.

Nothing is so precious as the gift of reading. My students will be so grateful for your gift. It will serve them for the rest of their lives. A love of reading is something that will always be beneficial.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ready Player One: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
The Young Elites • Amazon Business $10.47 3 $31.41
Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.29 3 $30.87
Bostitch/PaperPro Booklet Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered, Long Reach Stapler - Silver (1610) • Amazon Business $29.67 1 $29.67
Vengeance Road • Amazon Business $8.75 3 $26.25
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.70 3 $26.10
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.59 3 $25.77
Frogkisser! • Amazon Business $8.39 3 $25.17
Certificate Holder - 24-Pack Diploma Cover, Document Cover for Letter-Sized Award Certificates, Navy Blue, Gold Foil, 11.2 x 8.7 Inches • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Tell Me Three Things • Amazon Business $8.19 3 $24.57
The Sky Is Everywhere • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $7.19 3 $21.57
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.79 3 $20.37
Scythe (1) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.59 3 $19.77
Falling Over Sideways • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Girl in Pieces • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Holding Up the Universe • Amazon Business $5.75 3 $17.25
City of Ghosts (1) • Amazon Business $5.59 3 $16.77
The First Time She Drowned • Amazon Business $3.86 3 $11.58
House Arrest (Young Adult Fiction, Books for Teens) • Amazon Business $3.40 3 $10.20

Materials cost

$455.19

Vendor shipping charges

$8.51

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.33

Total project goal

$588.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.86

0 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$588.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$500.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.33

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$0.00

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