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Mrs. Wence from Longmont CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!

Help me give my students an updated classroom library that will help them fall in love with reading!

  • $817 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, caring, respectful, ambitious inquirers full of energy, ready to change the world. They love learning and are unafraid to take risks. Their favorite activities are those where they are able to collaborate with peers in hands-on activities.

My goal is to create an environment that will allow students to regularly collaborate and promote student agency.

Many of my students come from low-income households or unfortunate home situations; yet, somehow they still have a strong desire to become knowledgeable and caring young people who will help create a better and more peaceful world.

My Project

Our shelves are in desperate need of new and updated books. My students are active readers who love to devour books that capture their attention. These books will continue to enhance the modern library that I strive to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy and that I strongly encourage them to visit throughout the school day. My students love to explore new authors and genres and become emersed in the stories that they read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. I have determined which books to complete my library based on the books that are most often taken out at the school library. I would love to have the ability to provide these titles in my classroom library. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy their independent reading and push many students to falling in love with reading.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go,”- Dr Seuss.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose books that interest them. They will also be able to choose from a wide variety of current authors and titles. Studies have shown that the best way to increase reading ability is to read more. I strongly believe that this project will help enrich their experiences and love for reading.

Mrs. Wence
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 • Amazon Business $92.41 1 $92.41
Who Was...? Children’s Biography Series Set of 12 books • Amazon Business $67.99 1 $67.99
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12 Books Complete Collection Set New(Diary Of a Wimpy Kid,Rodrick Rules,The Last Straw,Dog Days,The Ugly Truth,Cabin Fever,The Third Wheel,Hard Luck,The Long Haul,Old School..etc • Amazon Business $66.69 1 $66.69
Notebook of Doom Collection Set ( 1 - 12 ) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Roald Dahl 15 Book Box Set • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
Black Lagoon 12 Book Set ( Black Lagoon vols 1 through 12 ) • Amazon Business $42.95 1 $42.95
The Judy Moody Most Mood-tastic Collection Ever • Amazon Business $41.49 1 $41.49
Who Would Win? Series Collection of 8 Books By Jerry Pallotta and Rob Bolster (Includes: Whale Vs. Giant Squid; Tarantula Vs Scorpion; Tyrannosaurus Rex Vs Velociraptor; Komodo Dragon Vs. King Cobra; Lion Vs Tiger;Killer Whale Vs Great White Shark; Hammerhead Vs Bull Shark; Polar Bear Vs Grizzly Bear;) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Junie B. Jones Complete First Grade Collection Box set • Amazon Business $32.39 1 $32.39
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $28.49 1 $28.49
A BOX of FUDGE - JUDY BLUME [Scholastic Paperback Box Set of 5] (Fudge Series) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $21.46 1 $21.46
The Case of the Crooked Carnival (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Case of the Terrible T. Rex: (And Other Super-scientific Cases) (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Case of the Graveyard Ghost (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Case of the Mossy Lake Monster (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives) • Amazon Business $6.93 1 $6.93

Materials cost

$615.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$694.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$122.50

Total project goal

$816.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$816.69

4 Donors

-$807.87

Donations toward project cost

-$694.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$113.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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