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Mrs. Villanueva from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Need Great Books

My students need a class set of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

  • $474 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a product of the Chicago Public School district, I know the issues my students face daily. Yet, despite their circumstances, my students want to succeed in life, overcome all obstacles and make their families proud! My students are strong, vibrant and full of life, always ready to do the task at hand, but often wish there was more to class than just pen and paper. My students are respectful and well-mannered. Unfortunately, often times they have one too many odds stacked against them. It is my goal that a lack of resources not be another issue they face!

My Project

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a classic novel that my students should have access to. Our district recently provided us with new textbooks - however, our book room has very few books that align with our new curriculum.

The Great Gatsby is a novel that students will be able to read, analyze & discuss.

This project will provide me with a class set of books that will be shared by at least 90 students! With its rich context & engaging background, this novel will allow students to not only fall in love with a story but help students to become better readers.

Mrs. Villanueva
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Great Gatsby • Amazon Business $10.48 35 $366.80

Materials cost

$366.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$402.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.99

Total project goal

$473.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$473.29

2 Donors

-$473.29

Donations toward project cost

-$402.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.99

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$0.00

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