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Mrs. Christensen from Clearfield UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Sisters Grimm

My students need 30 copies of the book The Sisters Grimm.

  • $254 goal

This project expired on May 6, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book that you couldn't put down? This year I have had a hard time helping my students to find books that they love, but I have not yet introduced them to Michael Buckley.

This year I have 14 students who are reading below grade level.

I believe that falling in love with reading is vital to becoming a successful reader. I have many students who too frequently do not finish a book they start, and that can be changed through this project.

My Project

I first read the Sisters Grimm book 2 years ago to my class. My class fell in love with the book, and so did I. They did not want me to stop reading it to them, and I began to see students love books. After finishing the first one students would beg to read the rest of the series. I had students who had really struggled to find a book that interested them, and kept them reading, who would finish Sisters Grimm books in a few days. Normally I read this book to my class. This year I would love for my students to have the chance to follow along, and have a chance to read it.

I think that with my students following along it may help to not only keep them interested, but will help to build their fluency.

I would love to see my students not be able to put a book down, and I think Sisters Grimm will spark that love in many of my students.

Mrs. Christensen
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Fairy Tale Detectives (Sisters Grimm Series #1) Michael Buckley, Peter Ferguson (Illustrator) • AKJ BOOKS $5.93 30 $177.90

Materials cost

$177.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$215.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.04

Total project goal

$253.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$253.61

2 Donors

-$126.81

Donations toward project cost

-$107.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.02

match offer

-$126.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.02

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$0.00

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