You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mx. Cibulsky from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take-Home Books for AP Students in a Pandemic

Help me give my students take-home copies of the novels and plays we'll be reading this semester (The Awakening, Antigone, Hedda Gabler, and Wide Sargasso Sea).

  • $564 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard-working young people, living in a vibrant but historically under-served urban community. Many of them will be the first in their families to graduate from high school, let alone college. Some are from families who have lived in the nearby projects for generations, and some have moved to the US from countries in Latin America within the last few years. All of them are excited to be in an AP Literature course in their final year of high school, as they prepare for their lives beyond graduation.

School is the place where most of them feel safest, and they are all eager to grapple with rigorous, engaging academic work to ready themselves for college, and to return post-college to help their community.

My students have the willingness, the enthusiasm, the desire--the ganas--but what they don't have are the funds. 100% of the students at our school qualify for free meals, and 95% live below the poverty line. They need your help to obtain the kind of complex, compelling, and thought-provoking novels and plays that AP Literature students read, to push their critical thinking skills and prepare them for the AP exam, and for college literature courses.

My Project

The screen-time headaches are real.

When I told my students that they'd have to read from PDFs this semester, their dismay was immediate and palpable.

Several students spoke up, letting me know that their eyes begin to hurt while reading from PDFs, and asking me if there's any way they can read physical books, so this is me trying to make that happen for them.

My colleagues and students and I are all suffering from the amount of screen time that distance learning prevails. Please, please, please help me grow my class sets for my LARGEST-EVER AP CLASS so that I can send physical copies to all my students!

Mx. Cibulsky
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 38 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mx. Cibulsky is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wide Sargasso Sea • Amazon Business $10.49 15 $157.35
Antigone • Amazon Business $3.99 35 $139.65
Hedda Gabler (Dover Thrift Editions) • Amazon Business $2.99 19 $56.81
The Awakening (Dover Thrift Editions) • Amazon Business $3.99 13 $51.87

Materials cost

$405.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$478.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.51

Total project goal

$563.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$563.40

5 Donors

-$563.40

Donations toward project cost

-$478.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Los Angeles","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4314234],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"their","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":5136699,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/take-home-books-for-ap-students-in-a-pan/5136699/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":38,"teacherScreenName":"Mx. Cibulsky","authorIds":{"4314234":{"owner":"Mx. Cibulsky","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[5136699],"proposalHash":"1104348839","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4314234_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1488066314652","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20912655,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDMxNDIzNA==","Mjk4NDAyNQ==","NjYyMjMwNg==","NjYyMzYwMg==","NzUwMDg2NA=="],"teacherId":4314234,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}