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Ms. Castillo from Austin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Takes Us to Another World!

Help me give my students two new class novels we can share together!

  • $364 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each of my students share a collective enthusiasm towards learning. As we build our community, the one part of our day that we cannot live without is the time we spend reading our class novel. It is the time when we have our deepest and most heartfelt conversations as well as learn important reading skills. Reading really takes us to another world together. I am proud to have a group of compassionate, creative, and eager learners who truly love reading.

My Project

These books will continue to aid in building a literature rich classroom. It will allow us to continue building a strong classroom community through bonding over a great novel. As we finish our first novel of the year, the students now more than ever are connected. As we finish a chapter you hear the cries, “Please! Just one more chapter.” or you see a sea of hands shoot up wanting to discuss what we just read. These books allow us to take our learning to the next level. It makes reading lessons fun and engaging. More importantly it makes reading relevant to the students.

Ms. Castillo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Tale of Despereaux • AKJ Education $6.56 24 $157.44
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 24 $117.36

Materials cost

$274.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.52

Total project goal

$363.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.44

3 Donors

-$315.00

Donations toward project cost

-$267.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.25

match offer

-$48.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$41.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.27

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$0.00

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