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Mrs. Ruple from Bakersfield CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Riding Freedom, a Literary Adventure Through California History

My students need a new set of the book Riding Freedom, because the set we have has been loved by many, many students and is now coming apart with pages now missing.

  • $501 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th grade students attend a diverse elementary school that is located in an agriculturally rich region of central California.

Our parents are hard workers and involved in their children's education.

My 4th grade students are eager to learn and are engaged in many activities throughout the day. We work diligently each day to do our best as we strive for mastery in skills that will enable us to be successful in the real world.

My Project

Having a new set of books will enable my students to read the novel, "Riding Freedom" more easily. The set that we are currently using has been loved and used so much that each book is coming apart with pages missing. New books will allow my students to each have a book without sharing with a partner to read. In doing so, each child will be able to read at his or her pace without worries of holding up another child. In addition to studying American History, we will also be tying this novel to an environmental science unit. Students will learn how the main character lives off to pursue her dream of becoming a landowner. Riding Freedom is always a favorite to read with 4th graders as history comes alive through this historical fiction novel.

Mrs. Ruple
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Riding Freedom • AKJ Education $5.10 70 $357.00

Materials cost

$357.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$425.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.01

Total project goal

$500.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$500.04

2 Donors

-$500.04

Donations toward project cost

-$425.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.01

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$0.00

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