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Mrs. Allen from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Magic Tree House Library

My students need a new rug and 5 pillows to create a cozy classroom libraryThey also need the Merlin Mission chapter books from the Magic Tree House series to read.

  • $459 goal

This project expired on April 20, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Jack and Annie climb into their Magic Tree House to dive into a new book that will take them to another land. My students need a comfortable place to dive into the Magic Tree House series and into a land of discovery and imagination that ultimately promotes reading.

The students in my classroom come from a high poverty area of Florida.

All of them receive free or reduced lunch due to their low socioeconomic status. They live in low income housing with many brothers and sisters and generally a single parent or guardian. They don't have access to the most common tools to be successful in school, including books.

My Project

Lacking proper resources, my students have not discovered the power and magic of reading. By providing a comfortable rug and pillow, a classroom library will be created where my students can peak their interest with the Magic Tree House series and other quality literature. This will encourage reading and create a sense of enthusiasm about books due to the bright and cozy library the materials will create. It will provide a place for students to engage in reading and explore the wonderful worlds that Jack and Annie explore in the series.

By developing a reader centered library, my students will become excited about reading and gain access to materials that aren't available to them on a daily basis.

This library of Magic Tree House books and classroom library supplies will generate a classroom full of enthusiastic and knowledgeable readers!

Mrs. Allen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH188 - Reading Corner Classroom Carpet • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
TS189 - Comfy Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
A Good Night for Ghosts • AKJ Books $8.87 1 $8.87
Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House Series #43) Mary • AKJ Books $9.61 1 $9.61
A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Magic Tree House Series #44 • AKJ Books $9.61 1 $9.61
A Crazy Day With Cobras • AKJ Books $9.61 1 $9.61
Abe Lincoln at Last! • AKJ Books $9.61 1 $9.61
Magic Tree House #32: Winter of the Ice Wizard • AKJ Books $3.69 1 $3.69
Christmas in Camelot (Magic Tree House Series #29) Mary Pope • AKJ Books $3.69 1 $3.69
Haunted Castle on Hallow''s Eve (Magic Tree House Series #30) • AKJ Books $3.69 1 $3.69
Summer of the Sea Serpent • AKJ Books $3.69 1 $3.69
Dogs in the Dead of Night • AKJ Books $9.61 1 $9.61

Materials cost

$349.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$389.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.81

Total project goal

$458.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$458.74

1 Donor

-$48.00

Donations toward project cost

-$40.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.20

Matching donations from our partners

-$410.74

Match offers toward project cost

-$349.13

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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