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Ms. Roccanova from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Soaring Into Reading

My students need these books in order to help capture the love of reading.

  • $538 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Reading is a lost art in the age of technology. Some of my students haven't found their passion yet when it comes to reading. With your help, this could be the year that my students fall in love with reading again.

My 5th grade students come from a low income area school.

They have many different interests, personalities, and ways of life. They are a unique bunch, but they all have a way about them that makes them special. Some of my students are less fortunate than others. As teachers, we often go out of pocket to supply students with the supplies they need for everyday school work. Our administration does what they can, but funding is limited. Despite it all, they are all upbeat and never put anyone else down who might be less fortunate than others. It is that unique and special gift that makes them a joy to teach.

My Project

My students will use these new titles to enhance their reading comprehension. They will use the new books to create book clubs, book reviews, and book reports. These new titles will capture their attention and make them use their imaginations again. Students will work on drawing conclusions, making predictions, making inferences, asking questions, and developing skills to become better readers.

This project will make a difference because reading is a lost art.

In the age of tablets, video games, and iPods, students are moving away from books and away from solid education. I want to bring the love of reading back and with these new, up to date book titles, it will help change the way my students look at reading.

Ms. Roccanova
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (11 Books) • AKJ Education $114.82 1 $114.82
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
Amulet Box Set: Books 1-7 • AKJ Education $66.38 1 $66.38
Captain Underpants (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Hardy Boys: Secret Files (8 Books) • AKJ Education $35.11 1 $35.11
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • AKJ Education $32.09 1 $32.09
All Star Sports Story (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $28.96 1 $28.96

Materials cost

$420.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$457.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.66

Total project goal

$537.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$537.76

3 Donors

-$537.76

Donations toward project cost

-$457.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.66

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$0.00

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