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Mrs. Provence from Florissant MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spring Into a Good Book!

My students need new books with diverse characters to support their love of reading.

  • $292 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fourth graders come from very diverse backgrounds. Many of my students are accustomed to dealing with tough situations. My goal as an educator is to give my students the resources they need to understand the wider world and their place in the world. Social justice is important to me, and I want my students to form their own set of ideals about our world.

I want my students to be empowered to find their voice and use that voice to change policies, practices, and beliefs.

My students teach me something new everyday - Now, it's time for me to return the favor.

My Project

My students love to read. As of the time I am writing this, they have read almost 5,000,000 words this school year. However, we need some new books in our classroom library to help encourage our love of reading and to hit our 9,500,000 word goal by May 2018. I am asking for a boxed set of the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix book as well as copies of twenty-five books including The Stars Beneath Our Feet, Black Panther The Young Prince and Aru Shah and the End of Time

Diverse books full of diverse experiences are important.

I hope to bring some fresh, new titles into my library so that my students can see themselves reflected in the books they are reading. I hope to build a community of readers that will last not just through the end of fourth grade, but beyond.

Mrs. Provence
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
Another Kind of Hurricane • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Black Panther The Young Prince (Marvel Black Panther) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Stars Beneath Our Feet • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) (Pandava Series) • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Royal Crush: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Claudia and Mean Janine: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #4) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Nadia Knox and the Eye of Zinnia (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Liberty Porter, First Daughter • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Drama • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Royal Wedding Disaster: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #2: Double Team • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Drita, My Homegirl • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
MARVEL's Black Panther: The Junior Novel • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #1: Home Court • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
STAT #3: Slam Dunk: Standing Tall and Talented • Amazon Business $5.40 1 $5.40
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
Black Panther: The Battle for Wakanda (A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Dog Days: The Carver Chronicles, Book One • Amazon Business $4.91 1 $4.91
Avengers: Ms. Marvel's Fists of Fury (A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $4.47 1 $4.47
Cleared for Takeoff (Liberty Porter, First Daughter) • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38
The Space Mission Adventure (Clubhouse Mysteries) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$214.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.80

Total project goal

$291.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.99

3 Donors

-$241.99

Donations toward project cost

-$205.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.30

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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