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Mrs. Sowell from Kershaw SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Rams

My students need more books for their classroom libraries, so they can become lifelong readers!

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in the outermost area of our school district. The school was established in 1924. Our students work hard, although they lack a lot of experiences due to limited resources. With over 70% of our students free and reduce status, families are giving all they can give.

Even though our students have limited resources, they continuously meet high expectations.

They have a strong work ethic, are extremely responsible, and most importantly demonstrate leadership and initiative. The students love to read and need more materials to do that!

My Project

How do you build lifelong readers? Give them more to read! By providing more books in the classroom libraries, students will be able to read more and more every day. They will be able to travel to far away places by simply opening a book.

We all know that to succeed in not only school, but in the life that reading is one of the most important fundamental skills that a child should have.

Reading is everywhere, from the directions to a game to the billboard advertisement that we see daily. By providing these books, we are instilling the love of reading in our students.

Mrs. Sowell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $29.20 1 $29.20
Mr. Men 40th Anniversary Box Set • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5) • Amazon Business $19.39 1 $19.39
Epic Zero Series: Books 1-3: Epic Zero Collection • Amazon Business $18.68 1 $18.68
The Little Blue Box of Bright and Early Board Books by Dr. Seuss (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
The Cul-de-sac Kids Books 1-6 (Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $16.77 1 $16.77
The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $16.52 1 $16.52
Amazing Machines: Truckload of Fun • Amazon Business $16.39 1 $16.39
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Box Set: Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $16.32 1 $16.32
The Pout-Pout Fish • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Bad Kitty's Very Very Bad Boxed Set (#2): Bad Kitty Meets the Baby, Bad Kitty for President, and Bad Kitty School Days • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? • Amazon Business $12.92 1 $12.92
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Transformers: Rescue Bots: Reader Boxed Set Collection • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Derek The Dragon Series • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Paw Patrol Phonics Box Set (PAW Patrol) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
I Love You to the Moon and Back • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Corduroy's Tiny Treasury • Amazon Business $7.37 1 $7.37
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
The Story of Ferdinand • Amazon Business $3.43 1 $3.43

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