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  • $1,546 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Reilly
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 27 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reading is Power!

Help me give my students a world of knowledge through an amazing classroom library! My students have recently filled out a reading survey, and these are the authors, series, and themes they have requested.

My Students

My co-teacher and I have been blessed with a group of students that are unique, kind, and artistically skilled children. These children challenged us, as well as reminded us to laugh daily. So much so, that we decided to move up to the 5th grade with them; therefore, we were their 4th grade teachers, and now we are their 5th grade teachers! 40% of our class are students with special needs. Their special needs include learning disabilities, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, auditory processing disorder, as well as Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our students know their diagnosis does not define them and that they are able to learn and will learn. We have found that all of our students are kind, generous, and smart human beings that want the best for those around them. While my co-teacher and I are the teachers of the classroom, our students have taught us so much more than we could ever teach them!

My Project

Our classroom library is in need of some serious remodeling! My students have expressed what they are in need of, and I am here to deliver with your support! These books reflect their interests, as well as their cultures. Books such as, The Sandwich Swap and Same, Same but Different teach students the importance of being different and that it is okay. In addition, books like Let the Children March, educate our students in the power of speech and how they can make a difference.

I want my students to come into a classroom and be welcomed by books that reflect who they are, and how they can make a difference.

I want our students to have a voice! These books are not only high-interest level based on student choice, but also reflect their cultures, languages, religions, and disabilities. These books will give my students power!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Complete Wreck (Series of Unfortunate Events box set, #1-13) • AKJ Education $131.40 1 $131.40
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (11 Books) • AKJ Education $114.82 1 $114.82
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades 4-6 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.99 1 $52.99
Amulet #1-7 Box Set • Amazon Business $52.40 1 $52.40
Complete The Lemonade War Series Set : Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $48.89 1 $48.89
I Funny Boxed Set • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $38.92 1 $38.92
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $31.61 1 $31.61
Puppy Place 8 Book Set: Goldie / Snowball / Shadow / Rascal / Buddy / Flash / Scout / Patches • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Nancy Drew (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $23.91 1 $23.91
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $23.55 1 $23.55
Noah Chases the Wind • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Why Johnny Doesn't Flap: NT is OK! • Amazon Business $16.79 1 $16.79
The Boy & the Bindi • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $15.40 1 $15.40
Stepping Stones • AKJ Education $14.60 1 $14.60
An Anthology of Intriguing Animals • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dreamers • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Calling All Minds • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Same, Same But Different • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights • Amazon Business $13.53 1 $13.53
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Calling All Minds: How To Think and Create Like an Inventor • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Let the Children March • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Last • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Harbor Me • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (picture book edition) • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Night Diary • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Sandwich Swap • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wishtree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Enough! 20 Protesters Who Changed America • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Tight • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Nowhere Boy • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Sisters • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Season of Styx Malone • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Wonder • AKJ Education $8.89 1 $8.89
I Am Malala • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Smile • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Drama • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Do Not Watch (Spine Shivers) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Grin in the Dark (Spine Shivers) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Screaming Bridge (Spine Shivers) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Graveyard Book • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Eggs • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Tale of Despereaux • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was Ellis Island? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the Holocaust? • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Crenshaw • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Holes • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Bridge to Terabithia • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Attack of the Mud Creatures • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Missing Bully: An Interactive Mystery Adventure • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Soccer Secret (Zach and Zoe Mysteries, The) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Half-Court Hero (Zach and Zoe Mysteries, The) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Football Fiasco (Zach and Zoe Mysteries, The) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Tiger Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89
The Reading Race • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ready, Freddy! #23: A Very Crazy Christmas • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$1,257.05

Vendor shipping charges

$7.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,313.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$231.78

Total project goal

$1,545.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,545.19

26 Donors

-$1,460.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,248.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$211.50

match offer

-$76.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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27 donors27 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Google.org and 26 other donors.

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