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Ms. Willard from Gillette WY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader Tomorrow a Leader!

My students need a variety of high interest books at their level.

  • $896 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher at CES and am eagerly waiting to meet my new students. Although I haven't met them yet I have been a teacher for 5 years. What I am most excited about with this new class is the opportunity to loop. That means I get my kids for two years! I can't wait for the relationships I will gain. As a teacher I know how important reading is. Helping your students find a genre they love can create lifelong readers.

My Project

This is my first year teaching 5th and 6th grade so my personal library is limited. I want to share my love for reading with my students! I can still remember when I found a series that I couldn't put down. I want to help my students find their favorite genre or series.

The best way for a kid to become a better reader is to read more.

Exposing them to a variety of books of high interest will also create a love for reading. This project will make a difference because my students will have the freedom to read independently with a book of their choice.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket 13 Books Collection Pack Set (Includes the Bad Beginning, the Reptile Room, the Wide Window, the Miserable Mill, the Austere Academy, the Grim Grotto, the Penultimate Peril, the End) • Amazon Business $93.99 1 $93.99
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $79.75 1 $79.75
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.16 1 $52.16
Dork Diaries x 10 title set: Dork Diaries / Party Time / How to Dork your Diary / Pop Star / Dear Dork / TV Star / Skating Sensation / Holiday Heartbreak / OMG / Once Upon a Dork • Amazon Business $45.95 1 $45.95
Septimus Heap Angie Sage 7 Books Collection Set Pack (Wizard Apprentice Series) • Amazon Business $42.86 1 $42.86
Complete Alex Rider Anniversary Collection • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
The Mysterious Benedict Society Complete Paperback Collection • Amazon Business $26.92 1 $26.92
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $24.93 1 $24.93
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $24.93 1 $24.93
The Hunger Games Box Set: Foil Edition • Amazon Business $21.87 1 $21.87
Epic Zero Series: Books 1-3: Epic Zero Collection • Amazon Business $13.32 1 $13.32
Brisingr (The Inheritance Cycle) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Cay • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Supergifted • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Reached • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Chasing Lincoln's Killer • Amazon Business $10.80 1 $10.80
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Everneath • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Wednesday Wars • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Eldest (Inheritance Cycle, Book 2) (The Inheritance Cycle) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Eragon (Inheritance, Book 1) • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Where the Red Fern Grows • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Rules (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
A Wrinkle in Time Movie Tie-In Edition (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Evertrue (Everneath) • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Everbound (Everneath) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Okay for Now • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Restart • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Frindle • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Sting: A Loot Novel • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Hatchet • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Julie of the Wolves (HarperClassics) • Amazon Business $5.31 1 $5.31
Loot • Amazon Business $5.31 1 $5.31
Esperanza Rising (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19

Materials cost

$720.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$760.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.29

Total project goal

$895.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$895.25

1 Donor

-$889.95

Donations toward project cost

-$760.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$128.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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