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Mrs. DISHNER from Atkins VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Our Passion

Help me give my students new library books to get them excited about reading.

  • $736 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. My library students have big dreams. They are curious, hard-working, and full of potential, but families and schools struggle economically in our region.

I want to provide a warm, inviting library filled with books and materials that will spark interest, stimulate learning, and feed my students' natural curiosities.

I want my students to learn, grow, and be successful in today's competitive world and long to give them the strong start they need. I don't want a lack of materials to get in the way of these bright young people becoming avid readers, inquisitive learners, life-long explorers, and seekers of knowledge. When given the right tools, who knows the great heights these young people can reach! I long to be able to help them achieve what they dream of and reach their goals.

My Project

Our library contains lots of old and worn out or damaged books, but I am working hard to make our collection more current and appealing, but as I weed the shelves of outdated titles, I need to provide my students with new and exciting titles to replace them.

From interesting non-fiction titles to old favorites like The Velveteen Rabbit and newer books featuring Piggie and Gerald from Mo Willems, I long to fill my shelves with books that will draw children in to the library more and get them excited about checking out and reading the treasures that they find there.

Mrs. DISHNER
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seals • AKJ Education $13.93 1 $13.93
The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Tomas and the Library Lady • AKJ Education $12.41 1 $12.41
Runaway Ralph • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • AKJ Education $11.89 1 $11.89
Uh-Oh! • AKJ Education $11.89 1 $11.89
F-22 Raptors • AKJ Education $11.75 1 $11.75
The Iditarod • AKJ Education $11.41 1 $11.41
Sign Language for Kids A Fun & Easy Guide to American Sign Language • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
The Kid Who Only Hit Homers • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Fables • AKJ Education $10.80 1 $10.80
When Washington Crossed the Delaware When Washington Crossed the Delaware • AKJ Education $10.50 1 $10.50
Thomas Jefferson • AKJ Education $10.00 1 $10.00
Paula Deen's My First Cookbook • AKJ Education $9.90 1 $9.90
The Boundless • AKJ Education $9.89 1 $9.89
The Museum Book (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Sonya's Chickens • AKJ Education $9.35 1 $9.35
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $9.00 1 $9.00
Judy Moody • AKJ Education $9.00 1 $9.00
George vs. George • AKJ Education $8.99 1 $8.99
The Looking Book • AKJ Education $8.83 1 $8.83
Pumpkin, Pumpkin • AKJ Education $8.83 1 $8.83
The Farm Team • AKJ Education $8.81 1 $8.81
Young Cam Jansen and the Magic Bird Mystery • AKJ Education $8.44 1 $8.44
The Littlest Lighthouse Keeper • AKJ Education $8.31 1 $8.31
Keep Running, Gingerbread Man! A Story About Being Active • AKJ Education $8.29 1 $8.29
Animals in the Desert • AKJ Education $8.20 1 $8.20
Puddle Pug • AKJ Education $7.77 1 $7.77
Owl Babies • AKJ Education $7.75 1 $7.75
When the Bees Fly Home • AKJ Education $7.63 1 $7.63
The Wish Tree • AKJ Education $7.39 1 $7.39
Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth! • AKJ Education $7.38 1 $7.38
The King's Taster • AKJ Education $7.38 1 $7.38
Construction Sites • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Velveteen Rabbit • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Richard Scarry's Best Christmas Book Ever! • AKJ Education $7.12 1 $7.12
I Love My New Toy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Happy Pig Day! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Elephants Cannot Dance! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Today I Will Fly! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
There is a Bird on Your Head! • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
My Friend is Sad (An Elephant and Piggie Book) An Elephant and Piggie Book • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Inside Outside Upside Down • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
I Will Surprise My Friend! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Green Eggs and Ham • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Bears in the Night • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
I Am Invited to a Party! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Are You Ready to Play Outside? • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
The Money We'll Save • AKJ Education $6.97 1 $6.97
Secret Life of Caterpillars • AKJ Education $6.95 1 $6.95
Santa Clauses • AKJ Education $6.95 1 $6.95
Where Teddy Bears Come from • AKJ Education $6.95 1 $6.95
Reach for the Stars • AKJ Education $6.73 1 $6.73
Santa and the Three Bears • AKJ Education $6.54 1 $6.54
The Worm • AKJ Education $6.50 1 $6.50
Right Choices • AKJ Education $5.85 1 $5.85
The Earth's Surface • AKJ Education $5.40 1 $5.40
Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball • AKJ Education $5.23 1 $5.23
Planes • AKJ Education $5.19 1 $5.19
Santa Is Coming to Oklahoma • AKJ Education $5.19 1 $5.19
Ant in Her Pants • AKJ Education $5.17 1 $5.17
Horses and Ponies • AKJ Education $4.95 1 $4.95
Groundhog Day! • AKJ Education $4.69 1 $4.69
Thanksgiving at Our House • AKJ Education $4.65 1 $4.65
Pets • AKJ Education $3.63 1 $3.63
Tip Tip Dig Dig • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out • AKJ Education $3.49 1 $3.49
Marion Takes Charge • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
Bones and the Apple Pie Mystery • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
Brownie & Pearl Grab a Bite • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Some Planes Hover: and Other Amazing Facts About Airplanes! • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Some Trains Run on Water: and Other Amazing Facts About Rail Transport! • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
I Didn't Know That Some Cars Can Swim • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Sharks Keep Losing Their Teeth: And Other Amazing Facts About Sharks • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Does a Hippo Go to the Doctor? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
The Awesome Book of the Universe • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
You Can Jump Higher On the Moon (Wow! I Didn't Know That) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Some Bugs Glow In the Dark • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Duckbills and Boneheads (World of Wonder) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Leeches • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Snow Spider • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Does a Tiger Go to the Dentist? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Tales From the Hood • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Farm Animals • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Insects in Action! • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Does an Owl Wear Eyeglasses? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Does a Panda Go to School? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Does a Woodpecker Use a Hammer? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
The Race Against the Mammoth Car • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00

Materials cost

$586.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$624.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.28

Total project goal

$735.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$735.18

2 Donors

-$735.18

Donations toward project cost

-$624.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.28

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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