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Mrs. Childress, Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs. Ford, Mrs. Pajak from Panama City FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready, Set, Read!

Help me give my students a library. Our classroom library was completely destroyed by Hurricane Michael.

  • $287 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Family. Each one of my 23 students brings a special trait and variety to our classroom enabling us to overcome challenges together much like a family. Never has this facet of my Family classroom been so apparent than the past few months as we all are overcoming challenges at school and home due to Hurricane Michael. This tragedy has brought us closer as a class family. My students stand up for and support each other like families do. They show love for each other like families do. They disagree like families do. They reconcile like families do. Most importantly, they have learned to live together like we all should do.

I love that my students have overcome adversity through this natural disaster.

To them, it doesn't matter the location of the school because my students are the school. They have taught each other and taught me even more. My Class Family is what truly matters to me.

My Project

Giving my students a classroom library after Hurricane Michael will be very helpful as all of my books were destroyed. Being able to offer my students books as they return to our school will make school feel a little more like home. Before the hurricane, we were reading Wonder as a class. My students were choosing to read this book over going to recess...This is how much reading means to my students.

Most of my students lost everything in their homes due to Hurricane Michael so giving them a classroom library of new books will put a smile on their faces!

Thank you for giving me this opportunity to make my classroom feel like home for my students. Opening a new book at school will feel like home.

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder • AKJ Education $8.89 5 $44.45
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.29 5 $31.45
Oh, the Places You'll Go! • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Giving Tree • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Auggie & Me Three Wonder Stories • AKJ Education $11.89 1 $11.89
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18
365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The Crossover • AKJ Education $9.37 1 $9.37
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Tangerine • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
The BFG Movie Tie-In • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Holes • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Lemonade War • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.58 1 $5.58
Hatchet • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Jackie & Me • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$210.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.99

Total project goal

$286.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.61

1 Donor

-$28.66

Donations toward project cost

-$24.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.30

match offer

-$257.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.69

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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