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Mrs. Hayes from Spartanburg SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Show Some Love for Our Classroom Library

Help me give my students high interest book sets for our classroom library.

  • $308 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so fortunate to be working at a phenomenal school in a fantastic district. I have a class full of adorable students. They are so energetic and full of life. They come to school every day like little sponges absorbing and taking in everything.

Our school fosters and creates an amazing environment for children to learn in, and I am very proud to be a part of that.

We have a very diverse student population. Most of our students come from working class families where both parents work. We also have students below the poverty line as well as homeless.

My Project

When you think of a classroom library, you think of a place where children go and read comfortably and quietly in a space that's special and unique to the classroom and while that is true, it serves as so much more. The library in the classroom is the backbone of what goes on in the classroom. Much of what goes on in the classroom happens around the resources and space within the classroom library.

The classroom library supports literary instruction, helps students to learn about books, provides a central location for classroom resources, provides opportunities for independent reading, and it's a place where students can interact and visit with each other about their favorite books.

Several studies show that the classroom library helps students in reading achievements. In order for this to happen, students need to have access to grade-level, or around grade-level, books they are interested in reading. By supplying my students with a variety of books in my classroom library, I will be able to reach a variety of academic reading needs and build on those the children already have.

Mrs. Hayes
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
Emily Windsnap: Six Swishy Tails of Land and Sea • Amazon Business $24.88 1 $24.88
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $23.08 1 $23.08
Epic Zero Series: Books 1-3: Epic Zero Collection • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Never Girls Collection #2 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $16.17 1 $16.17
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
GHOST (4) (Mysterious Monsters) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Vampire (3) (Myterious Monsters) • Amazon Business $8.43 1 $8.43
Alien: Mysterious Monsters (book two) • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
Bigfoot: Mysterious Monsters (1) • Amazon Business $5.72 1 $5.72
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) • Amazon Business $5.43 1 $5.43
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) • Amazon Business $3.82 1 $3.82
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) • Amazon Business $3.20 1 $3.20
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $3.01 1 $3.01

Materials cost

$212.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$261.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.08

Total project goal

$307.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$307.18

3 Donors

-$307.18

Donations toward project cost

-$261.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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