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Mr. Gfell from Blythewood SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Read To Kill a Mockingbird

My students need 20 more copies of To Kill a Mockingbird so that I will have enough to check out a copy to each student.

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are awesome. They come from a diverse set of backgrounds and situations but they are good kids. We have a few military families, some upper-middle-class families, single parent families, large families, etc. I have classes full of athletic students, motivated students, bookworms, struggling readers, non-native speakers, etc. We have nice neighborhoods surrounding us, rural communities, strip malls, access to a major city with a major university, and public housing in our district. I like to think we are a typical American middle school with typical American teenagers.

My Project

We have 80-85 students in our program every year. We currently have 60 copies of the classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Each year I have 20-25 students that must either purchase a copy of the novel or find one at a local library.

With just 20 more copies of To Kill a Mockingbird I will have enough in our class library to check out a copy to each student; every year!

This is a classic novel whose themes are as relevant today as they were in 1962. Each year I teach this novel and my students fall in love with it and Boo Radley. Help spread the love of literature and donate today.

Mr. Gfell
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
To Kill a Mockingbird • Amazon Business $6.59 20 $131.80

Materials cost

$131.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.54

Total project goal

$203.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.61

1 Donor

-$101.80

Donations toward project cost

-$86.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.27

match offer

-$101.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.27

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$0.00

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