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Ms. Carlander from Waukegan IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Fundamental!

Help me give my students Chomp, A Wrinkle in Time, and some of the I Survived Series books.

  • $599 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited to learn! We need to have the resources to make sure that we are able to learn like many other schools and towns around us. We are a high poverty area in Northern Illinois. My class is very high energy and it takes a lot to get them interested in a subject. Once they get interested, they want to know as much as they can about the subject as possible. My students are also extremely hard workers. They want to do as much as they can throughout the day so they need to have resources available to them.

My Project

My students love to read novels in class. There are not enough books in our class set library that they have not read at this point. We are currently working with a company that teaches the students different skills using theater and drama. The students absolutely love the time that we get to spend with the actors.

The problem is that we have not read the books.

They are so interested in what they are learning, but they are also upset that they would like to read the books that we are covering in class. My students need to get the books so that they can better understand what they are learning about in class.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chomp • Amazon Business $7.59 24 $182.16
A Wrinkle in Time Movie Tie-In Edition (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet) • Amazon Business $7.49 24 $179.76
I Survived The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 (I Survived #19) (19) • Amazon Business $5.29 6 $31.74
I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18) • Amazon Business $4.90 6 $29.40
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.76 6 $28.56
I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17) • Amazon Business $3.29 6 $19.74

Materials cost

$471.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.72

Total project goal

$598.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.15

1 Donor

-$598.15

Donations toward project cost

-$508.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.72

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$0.00

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