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

Super Books for Super Students!

Help me give my students excellent books that will excite and inspire them!

  • $371 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a lively group of fourth graders. Academically, my students are very diverse; I have students who are beginning readers through advanced reading levels. My students benefit immensely from multiple modes of representation of the content I teach.

Many of my students are visual and hands-on learners, and learn best when they can see the content, and not just hear or read about it.

I try to incorporate as much science and social studies into the curriculum as I can, and oftentimes, a visual representation, such as pictures, slideshows, and videos are much more effective for teaching students about science or history.

My Project

This collection of books will make a huge impact in my students' motivation to read. Having new books in the classroom that are interesting and at the appropriate reading level can make a world of difference!

My students love to read books about super heroes and graphic novels.

Introducing reluctant readers to graphic novels is oftentimes a good way to get students interested in reading. Students at different reading levels also find graphic novels to be more accessible.

Developing life-long readers is one of my goals as a teacher, and having new and captivating books for my students to read will help me accomplish that goal!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $63.74 1 $63.74
Olympians Boxed Set: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Hades, Poseidon & Aphrodite • Amazon Business $39.45 1 $39.45
Hilo: Out-of-This-World Boxed Set • Amazon Business $25.94 1 $25.94
The Zita the Spacegirl Trilogy Boxed Set: Zita the Spacegirl, Legends of Zita the Spacegirl, The Return of Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
MASHED MYTHS: Greek Heroes • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Rapunzel's Revenge • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Robot Dreams • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
EllRay Jakes Is Magic • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes Is a Rock Star • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes Rocks the Holidays! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ellray Jakes Walks the Plank (EllRay Jakes, Book 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Meet Yasmin! • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
El Deafo • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
Diary of a Roblox Noob: Granny (Roblox Book 1) • Amazon Business $3.82 1 $3.82
EllRay Jakes Stands Tall • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
EllRay Jakes and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Ellray Jakes the Dragon Slayer • Amazon Business $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$276.59

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.54

Total project goal

$370.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$370.27

1 Donor

-$247.00

Donations toward project cost

-$209.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.05

match offer

-$123.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$104.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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