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Ms. Pingrey from Alta Loma CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!

Help me give my students engaging and diverse books that will help develop their passion for reading!

  • $281 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into the classroom every day full of optimism and ready to learn. They are kind, hard working, inquisitive, and passionate. I am in awe of their resilience and am so incredibly lucky to have each and every one of them in my classroom!

The 30 high-fives, handshakes, and hugs that greet me every morning inspire me to do everything I can to give these amazing children the best education possible.

Teaching at a Title I school, my students face several challenges both inside and outside of the classroom on a regular basis. I am looking to provide an engaging student-centered classroom experience that encourages learning and keeps my students relaxed.

My Project

Third and fourth grade is such a magical time for learners - they are able to read independently, explore new genres, comprehend more challenging texts, and start reading chapter books! My students read every single day at school and your donation would help to expand our classroom library. The books from this project will be used on a regular basis for independent reading, class read alouds, book reports, and many other projects.

My students need a wide variety of books that reflect their diverse backgrounds to help them develop a passion for reading.

Every individual that steps into my classroom has a unique background, culture, and belief system. It is my goal to fill my classroom library with books where children can deeply connect to the characters and plot. In addition, introducing my class to many different types of texts (graphic novels, fiction and nonfiction, multicultural books, etc.) will improve fluency and comprehension. I truly believe that promoting literacy will benefit my students for the rest of their lives.

Ms. Pingrey
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amulet #1-8 Box Set • Amazon Business $64.23 1 $64.23
The Force Oversleeps (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #5) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Revenge of the Sis (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #7) • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92
Who Would Win?: Battle Royale • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Monsters on the Run (The Yeti Files #2) • Amazon Business $8.11 1 $8.11
Attack of the Kraken (the Yeti Files #3), Volume 3 • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
Karen's Witch (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Meet the Bigfeet (The Yeti Files #1) • Amazon Business $7.25 1 $7.25
Drama • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Smile • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Boy-Crazy Stacey (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #7): A Graphix Book (7) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Return of the Padawan (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ghosts • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Would Win? Lion vs. Tiger • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89

Materials cost

$181.15

Vendor shipping charges

$7.98

State sales tax

$16.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$238.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.08

Total project goal

$280.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$280.51

6 Donors

-$198.98

Donations toward project cost

-$174.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.30

Matching donations from our partners

-$75.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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