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Ms. Dickerson from Walhalla SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stock the (4th Grade) Bookshelves

Help me give my students the enjoyment of brand new books in our classrooms - nothing is better than that new book smell!

  • $615 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I do my best to encourage students to be curious and to explore the world around them. Throughout the year, I surround my students with books of different authors, different structure, and different adventures to hopefully catch their imagination to make them fall in love with reading. In teaching Science and Social Studies, at times it is easy to catch my students curiosity but there is always so much more that we can do!

But really, nothing in our world makes us more curious than opening the pages of a book that stirs our imagination.

It is my goal to provide every fourth grade classroom with as many books as possible despite the subject matter that we teach. In order to show students that we encourage reading - we must have plenty of books for them to choose from.

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

My Project

Our grade level is broken up into subject area - Math, ELA, Science/Social Studies. Our subject areas may be broken up, but we are united in providing every open opportunity to showcase the power of reading and the places it can take you.

"The important thing is to not stop questioning, curiosity has its own reasoning for existing" - Albert Einstein.

One of our goals is to influence our students so that they see how curiosity in a book can shift their perspective on books. If children can see that books are a source of power and curiosity rather than something to dread doing, then we will change the next generation's perspective on reading.

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

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This project will reach 55 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 5 $375.00
STEAM Pack: Grades 3-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $20.00 2 $40.00

Materials cost

$415.00

Vendor shipping charges

$41.50

State sales tax

$29.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$521.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.11

Total project goal

$614.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$614.09

7 Donors

-$514.09

Donations toward project cost

-$436.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.11

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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