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Mrs. Gordon from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

“Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader”

Help me give my students a new classroom library to bring them joy and excitement in reading!

  • $700 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in Baltimore, Maryland, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

They like to move, they enjoy problem solving, they love to read and they persevere through challenges.

They work hard and deserve the best education I can provide for them. My students are explorative and excited to learn about the world around them.

My Project

Remember how it felt to open a brand new book as a child? Or the feeling of attending the book fair and choosing a shiny cover? My third graders deserve that excitement too!

Our classroom library has been extremely loved over the past eight years.

We have been lucky enough to receive donations and hand-me-down books over the years and my students have enjoy them thoroughly. However, some of those books are beginning to fall apart and lose their luster. My students' interests have also changed over the years. I would like for my students to have new and complex texts that are aligned with their interests and goals.

Mrs. Gordon
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 88 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOKS MAGIC TREE HOUSE SET 1 SET OF 20 • School Specialty $153.28 1 $153.28
BOOK JUDY MOODY SET OF 10 • School Specialty $92.51 1 $92.51
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
STEAM Pack: Grades 3-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$480.79

Vendor shipping charges

$48.08

State sales tax

$28.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$594.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.99

Total project goal

$699.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$699.92

9 Donors

-$657.56

Donations toward project cost

-$594.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$42.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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