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Mrs. Baity from Lexington NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Time Travel With Fascinating Literature

Help me give my students an opportunity to read meaningful literature that exposes them to multi-faceted characters and extraordinary settings.

  • $332 goal

This project expired on November 30, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school population consists of students from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds with the majority being low-income; however, our students reflect a sense of pride and spirit towards our school.

Our students have had limited opportunities to experience activities many of us take for granted and they embrace each and every juncture with joy and enthusiasm.

Over 60% of our students come to middle school as "at-risk" readers. Looking at our male population, many have already written off the importance of reading for pleasure.

My Project

High interest literature is needed to captivate students and encourage them to read for enjoyment. Our students do not want to read because they have forgotten they can travel through time by reading a variety of books.

By reading "Shane" students are able to experience the challenges faced by early settlers as well as the importance of acceptance and forgiveness between strong male leads.

More importantly, "Shane" has a male as the main character exposing students to a strong male lead. Students are commonly required to read books that are more appealing to females. The captivating words, figurative language and mesmerizing plots will keep ALL students engaged.

Mrs. Baity
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shane • Amazon Business $7.69 30 $230.70

Materials cost

$230.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$282.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.79

Total project goal

$331.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$331.94

9 Donors

-$224.43

Donations toward project cost

-$195.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$102.32

Match offers toward project cost

-$86.97

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.19

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$0.00

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