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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Over Break

Help me give my students books to take home over Christmas break to improve their reading.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

It is so important for our students to read outside of school. I want to have my own up to date classroom library where they can take a book at any time just for fun. If they can read for fun and find enjoyment in it, they will become better lifelong readers. These skills will transfer over into our classrooms. If their reading skills increase, it is obvious that their grades are going to increase also. I believe that for kids to get excited about reading we need to have the most current books which our school library may not have. To have new books like Carrie, Star Wars, and the Maze Runner Series would be amazing.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Maze Runner Series Complete Collection Boxed Set (5-Book) • Amazon Business $26.70 1 $26.70
Thrawn: Treason (Star Wars) (Star Wars: Thrawn) • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales • Amazon Business $9.15 1 $9.15
The Art of Racing in the Rain Tie-in: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
The Wuggly Ump and Other Delights Coloring Book • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
'Salem's Lot • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Epiplectic Bicycle • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
Carrie • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Thrawn (Star Wars) (Star Wars: Thrawn) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Thrawn: Alliances (Star Wars) (Star Wars: Thrawn) • Amazon Business $5.44 1 $5.44

Materials cost

$114.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.75

Total project goal

$171.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.64

3 Donors

-$111.00

Donations toward project cost

-$99.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$54.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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