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Mrs. C. from Morton Grove IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Want to READ MORE in Room 104!

My students need 49 books, including "The Lemonade War", "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH", "The City of Ember" and "Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery".

  • $419 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My 4th grade class is comprised of students from low-income, diverse socioeconomic backgrounds who may not be exposed to the rich variety of books that are available. My classroom environment allows students to grow, become independent, gain confidence and ultimately learn to be active community members.

We have LOW readers! Our reading scores reflect the challenge that we have to help each and every one of our students become better readers. We need books to help them learn, grow and succeed!

Most of my students cannot afford to have new books, so as a teacher, it is my responsibility to expose them to the adventures of reading! I need to develop the selection of books in my classroom library so that each child can benefit from a wide array of literature available.

Please help to bring an important love of books to all of my students. You will make it possible for my students to have access to books that they would not normally get to have. Please help us!

Mrs. C.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cay Theodore Taylor • Barnes and Noble $5.85 1 $5.85
Fablehaven (Fablehaven Series #1) Brandon Mull, Brandon Dorman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Touching Spirit Bear Ben Mikaelsen • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Ivy and Bean (Ivy and Bean Series #1) Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Among the Hidden (Shadow Children Series #1) Margaret Peterson Haddix, Cliff Nielsen (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Homework Machine Dan Gutman • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Detective Dinosaur (An I Can Read Picture Book) James Skofield, R.W. Alley, R. W. Alley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.38 1 $5.38
Into the Wild (Warriors Series #1) Erin Hunter • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Cricket in Times Square George Selden, Garth Williams (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Rules Cynthia Lord • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Chocolate Touch Patrick Skene Catling, Margot Apple (Illustrator), Margo Apple (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Miss Daisy Is Crazy! (My Weird School Series #1) Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
First Day Jitters Julie Danneberg, Judith Dufour Love (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Airman Eoin Colfer • Barnes and Noble $5.98 1 $5.98
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey (Mysterious Benedict Society Series) Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Wednesday Wars Gary D. Schmidt • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Schooled Gordon Korman • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Robert C. O'Brien, Zena Bernstein (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Beyond the Grave (The 39 Clues Series #4) Jude Watson • Barnes and Noble $10.39 1 $10.39
Sideways Stories from Wayside School Louis Sachar, Adam McCauley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Things Not Seen Andrew Clements • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Henry Huggins Beverly Cleary, Tracy Dockray (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery Deborah Howe, James Howe, Alan Daniel (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
The Name of this Book Is Secret Pseudonymous Bosch, Gillbert Ford (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat Lynne Jonell, Jonathan Bean (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Lawn Boy Gary Paulsen • Barnes and Noble $5.85 1 $5.85
Night of the Howling Dogs Graham Salisbury • Barnes and Noble $5.85 1 $5.85
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven Series #2) Brandon Mull, Brandon Dorman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Lemonade War Jacqueline Davies • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Punished! David Lubar • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Adapted by Sarah Thomson • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
The City of Ember (Books of Ember Series #1) Jeanne DuPrau • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Top Secret John Reynolds Gardiner, John Reynolds Gardner, Marc Simont (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
If You're Reading This, It's Too Late Pseudonymous Bosch • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Baseball in April and Other Stories Gary Soto • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Burning Bridge (Ranger's Apprentice Series #2) John Flanagan • Barnes and Noble $3.98 1 $3.98
The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger's Apprentice Series #1) John Flanagan • Barnes and Noble $3.98 1 $3.98
Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid (Tales from the Crypt Series #8) David Gerrold, Stefan Petrucha, Rob Vollmar, Jim Salicrup, John L. Lansdale • Barnes and Noble $9.71 1 $9.71
How to Steal a Dog Barbara O'Connor • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The London Eye Mystery Siobhan Dowd • Barnes and Noble $6.75 1 $6.75
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: Junior Novelization (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Movie Series) Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
No Talking Andrew Clements, Mark Elliott (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Return to the Clans (Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha Series #3) Erin Hunter, Don Hudson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Wednesday Wars Gary D. Schmidt • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Lemonade War Jacqueline Davies • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series #4), Vol. 4 Rick Riordan • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
If You're Reading This, It's Too Late Pseudonymous Bosch • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was I Scared Of?: A Glow-in-the-Dark Encounter Dr. Seuss • Barnes and Noble $9.59 1 $9.59
A Good Night for Ghosts (Magic Tree House Series #42) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $9.59 1 $9.59

Materials cost

$299.39

Vendor shipping charges

$29.94

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$342.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.25

Total project goal

$418.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$418.07

1 Donor

-$418.07

Donations toward project cost

-$342.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.22

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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