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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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

Mrs. Coleman from Lawrenceville GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The More Students Read, the Better Readers They Become!

Help me give my students books that will attract and hold their interest by stocking our classroom library with a variety of fiction and nonfiction literary texts.

  • $248 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each year, students show up to in classrooms lacking far more than school supplies. These students are generally teachable and have great potential for learning, but the availability and quality of materials can be barriers to a quality education. Reading is the cornerstone to learning.

Most of my students need specialized instruction in core subject areas.

Through proper guidance, resources and encouragement, my students try harder and have achieved unexpectedly good results.

Their individual success motivates me to continually experiment with different teaching approaches and instructional resources in my classroom activities to promote students’ higher-order thinking skills and cognition.

My Project

The books that I am requesting will help build our classroom library, which will expose my students to various genres of literary and information texts. I want to continue promoting better reading performance by reading to them daily and having them interact with books through the extensive use of our classroom library. Reading is imperative for my student’s success. The reading difficulties they face often outweigh their desire to read and, without proper guidance, they may never overcome them. Learning to read is a sequential process; each new skill builds on the mastery of previously learned skills. They begin this process by learning to break down words into their most basic sounds. Later, they begin to comprehend the meaning of words, sentences and, ultimately, entire passages of text. I am noticing that the more contact my students have with books, the better readers they are becoming.

Mrs. Coleman
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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

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 Mrs. Coleman is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Math Word Problem Mini-Books-qty of 20 • AKJ Education $6.75 2 $13.50
Humpback Whales • AKJ Education $10.52 1 $10.52
Bottlenose Dolphins • AKJ Education $10.52 1 $10.52
Echo's Lucky Charm (Dolphin School #2) • AKJ Education $2.59 4 $10.36
Charlotte's Web Read-Aloud Edition Special Read-Aloud Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $9.34 1 $9.34
Classic Fairy Tales • AKJ Education $6.73 1 $6.73
Harriet Tubman and My Grandmother's Quilts • AKJ Education $6.46 1 $6.46
A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Clown Fish and Sea Anemones Work Together • AKJ Education $5.32 1 $5.32
Cailyn and Chloe Learn About Conjunctions • AKJ Education $4.90 1 $4.90
Barron's New York State Grade 3 Math Test • AKJ Education $4.55 1 $4.55
Budgeting, Spending, and Saving • AKJ Education $4.50 1 $4.50
America in the Time of Martin Luther King Jr. 1948 To 1976 • AKJ Education $4.05 1 $4.05
Watch Out for Whales • AKJ Education $4.00 1 $4.00
Anansi and the Talking Melon • AKJ Education $3.69 1 $3.69
A Picture Book of Sacagawea • AKJ Education $3.69 1 $3.69
Baby Whale's Mistake • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Anansi and the Pot of Beans • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Loving to Learn The Commitment to Learning Assets • AKJ Education $3.60 1 $3.60
Mars • AKJ Education $3.50 1 $3.50
Real World Math Blue Level: Ocean Giants • AKJ Education $1.75 2 $3.50
Juneteenth • AKJ Education $3.17 1 $3.17
Duke Ellington • AKJ Education $3.13 1 $3.13
Whales • AKJ Education $1.00 3 $3.00
King's Courage • AKJ Education $2.59 1 $2.59
Good Manners • AKJ Education $2.43 1 $2.43
Jumping Spiders • AKJ Education $2.25 1 $2.25
Hare-Brained Crocodiles • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Sojourner Truth Path to Glory • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Open Road • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
The Moon • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Princess and the Raven • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Frog and the Ox • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Venus • AKJ Education $1.90 1 $1.90
Ant and Grasshopper • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Sun • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
White House Q&A • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Whales Can Sing (Wow! I Didn't Know That) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Manatees (National Geographic Readers) • AKJ Education $1.65 1 $1.65
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle • AKJ Education $1.50 1 $1.50

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lawrenceville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5429539],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"GA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4015929,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Coleman","authorIds":{"5429539":{"owner":"Mrs. Coleman","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4015929],"proposalHash":"-777998934","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21191836,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTQyOTUzOQ=="],"teacherId":5429539,"schoolCounty":"Gwinnett","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"GA","name":"Georgia"}}