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Mrs. Melendy from Hennessey OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching Kindness

Help me give my students a full classroom set of the book "Wonder."

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. I have 15 wonderful students in my class this year who are all so very unique and special, and together they make every day so much fun! I also teach an additional reading class of 14 other amazing students. Together, I teach 29 students every day!

They are growing and learning in the same small, tight-knit, school community that inspired me to be a teacher.

They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and questioners. They are mini inspirations to themselves and others around them, even if they don't know it. They are our future, and I want to give them a great start to their long, successful career.

My Project

I am asking for a classroom set of the book "Wonder" by RJ Palacio.

I have recently read this book with my own son, and this book is amazing for reading skills, teaching kindness, and learning compassion.

I want to do a 2-week book study with my reading students this coming spring!

I will be able to incorporate spelling, vocabulary, journaling, and reading comprehension in this lesson. Once we are finished with the book study, my students will be able to take an AR test on the book for points as well as have a fun day watching the movie that goes along with it!

Mrs. Melendy
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder • AKJ Education $9.78 20 $195.60

Materials cost

$195.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.14

Total project goal

$287.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.61

2 Donors

-$192.00

Donations toward project cost

-$163.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.80

match offer

-$95.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$81.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.34

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$0.00

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