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  • $349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Reyherme
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Reading library for REACH students

The cost of 24 books including Jurassic Park and the Chronicles of Narnia from Barnes and Noble is $349, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach reading intervention to High School students at Pittsburg High School. These students are in an intense 3 hours per day program designed to bring their reading and comprehension skills up to grade level. Unfortunately for them the program design makes it look and feel like elementary school assignments. Although I cannot change the structure or content of the program, I can offer them a chance to have free reading of books that are more interesting, and on their reading level in my classroom. I am writing this proposal to ask for the funds to build a classroom library with a variety of books for both my REACH (Reading Enriches All Children) and Sheltered English students, to encourage reading and keep them interested. These books will help countless students this year and in the years beyond. Your generous donation will help promote literacy to students who want it, but have yet to be given the instruction they need to achieve it. Thank you for your time.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $36.00 1 $36.00
Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-5), Vol. 5 J. K. Rowling • Barnes and Noble $32.76 1 $32.76
Gossip Girl Collection (Boxed Set) Cecily von Ziegesar • Barnes and Noble $20.99 1 $20.99
Where the Sidewalk Ends: 30th Anniversary Special Edition Shel Silverstein, Shel Silverstein (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood Ann Brashares • Barnes and Noble $11.86 1 $11.86
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPre (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.99 1 $8.99
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood Ann Brashares • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Jurassic Park Michael Crichton • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Goosebumps: Monster Blood Collection R. L. Stine • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Richard Peck • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Hidden Talents David Lubar • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Loser Jerry Spinelli, Eileen Spinelli (Editor), Joanna Cotler (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Dear Mr. Henshaw Beverly Cleary, Paul Zelinsky (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Smart Boys & Fast Girls Stephie Davis • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Slam! Walter Dean Myers • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Tribute to Another Dead Rock Star Randy Powell • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Fat Kid Rules the World K. L. Going, Kelly Going • Barnes and Noble $4.98 1 $4.98
The Secret Garden (Collector's Library) Frances Burnett Hodgson • Barnes and Noble $4.76 1 $4.76
Escaping the Giant Wave Peg Kehret • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Perfect Date (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Surprise Party (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Secret Bedroom (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine, Patricia MacDonald (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Call of the Wild Jack London, Stanley Applebaum (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $0.90 2 $1.80

Materials cost

$220.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$285.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.78

Total project goal

$348.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$348.76

1 Donor

-$328.88

Donations toward project cost

-$286.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 60 students.

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