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Ms. Billie Jo Vandall from Beckley WV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Through The Genre

Help me give my students a broader array of reading material, materials from classics such as Romeo and Juliet, to the newest award-winning books.

  • $509 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a mixture of both general education students and special education students. My students are taught in an inclusion setting. There are two teaches in the room for 3 of the five classes taught. Having both types of students can be quite challenging.

The students in my class come from a variety of homes.

Some are from stable homes, but many are from low social-economic homes. In our area, there are a lot of students who are being raised by family members other than their parents.

My Project

I am hoping to create a library rich in diversity. From the lowest reader in my class to the highest. My variety of including the No-Fear Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet will allow my students to tackle this classic with the use of both the original text and the modern-day version side by side. My library will also contain books that have won an award. I feel that today's award-winning books will become tomorrows classics and stay with them for a lifetime. Finally, the disaster magazine to help readers in reading non-fiction material. Also in reading the magazines, they will see how others have also handled trials and tribulations.

Ms. Billie Jo Vandall
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) • AKJ Education $4.17 30 $125.10
Storyworks® Text Set • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $2.95 30 $88.50
Scope® Text Set • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $2.95 30 $88.50
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00

Materials cost

$372.10

Vendor shipping charges

$24.70

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$432.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.30

Total project goal

$508.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$508.68

9 Donors

-$360.00

Donations toward project cost

-$306.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.70

match offer

-$148.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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