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Ms. M. from Seattle WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shelves Empty and Aching for Books!

My students need graphic novels and series books that grab students' attention and capture their interest.

  • $945 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of my intermediate level students have learning disabilities. Learning disability often goes hand in hand with frustration, low self-confidence and a default to acting out. Reading is a struggle and a puzzle to many of these students.

Our students come from diverse homes and backgrounds.

Over 80 percent come from low-income households. For many, English is not the primary language spoken in their home. Families are supportive and want the best for their children, but face language and economic barriers. Many of our students do not have equal access to opportunities available to others.

My Project

The books requested--graphic novels and series books-- are highly motivating to students who struggle with reading. They are high interest, low readability books. Chances are much greater that students with learning disabilities and those who are English language learners will pick up these books and choose reading as a leisure, choice activity. Students who are motivated begin to identify themselves as confident, successful readers! Books requested are: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (8 bk set) Pete the Cat (6 bk set) Junie B. Jones (27 bk set) The Magic School Bus (13 bk set) Nate the Great (25 bk set) The Magic Tree House: Without Research Guides (28 bk set) Big Nate (6 bk set) Bone (9 bk set) Lunch Lady (4 bk set) Judy Blume (11 bk set)

Because many of our students do not have books at home, or the opportunity to visit libraries, it is imperative that they have access to read and learn from these high interest books at school.

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Ms. M.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nate the Great (25 bk set) • AKJ Books $109.32 1 $109.32
The Magic Tree House: Without Research Guides (28 bk set) • AKJ Books $102.00 1 $102.00
Junie B. Jones (27 bk set) • AKJ Books $98.35 1 $98.35
Bone (9 bk set) • AKJ Books $85.34 1 $85.34
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (8 bk set) • AKJ Books $81.47 1 $81.47
Judy Blume (11 bk set) • AKJ Books $63.43 1 $63.43
The Magic School Bus (13 bk set) • AKJ Books $48.82 1 $48.82
Pete the Cat (6 bk set) • AKJ Books $48.14 1 $48.14
Big Nate (6 bk set) • AKJ Books $43.76 1 $43.76
Lunch Lady (4 bk set) • AKJ Books $20.41 1 $20.41

Materials cost

$701.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$61.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$802.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$141.69

Total project goal

$944.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$944.59

2 Donors

-$944.59

Donations toward project cost

-$802.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.69

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$0.00

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