You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Gutierrez from Tomball TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Doesn’t Love a Good Book?

My students need more books in our classroom library that represent different genres to encourage each student to read by finding books that he/she connects with and is excited to read.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse, unique, and eager learners that love to read but are in need of some new titles and books from different genres. They come from various backgrounds. Many of my students don’t have numerous books to read at home, so offering a good selection of titles for them to read out of our classroom library is important for their growth as learners. They would be thrilled to see new titles on our bookshelf this fall! Please help me make this a reality for them.

My Project

These books will allow my students to read and be exposed to good literature. We all know the way to become a better reader is to read! Providing a variety of newer and interesting books will encourage reading growth in my students. Reading different genres is part of our curriculum and makes students well rounded. Reading impacts EVERY single subject in school and almost every area in life. Getting kids engaged and developing a love for reading is key to their success. The books I have chosen are award-winning, written by beloved authors, and have been requested by my students!

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 78 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Gutierrez is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME For Kids - 5-6 COMBO Bundle - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • TIME for Kids $4.50 27 $121.50
Field Trip Mysteries Book Set (Set of 16) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $81.56 1 $81.56
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $46.71 1 $46.71
You Choose: Fractured Fairy Tales Book Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.76 1 $23.76
Grand Canyon • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Impact: Asteroids And The Science Of Saving The World • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Older Than Dirt: A Wild But True History Of The Earth • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Life On Surtsey: Iceland’S Upstart • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Before She Was Harriet : The Story of Harriet Tubman • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Unstoppable: True Stories Of Amazing Bionic Animals • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Midnight without a Moon • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The First Rule of Punk • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40

Materials cost

$404.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.80

Total project goal

$518.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.67

8 Donors

-$323.08

Donations toward project cost

-$274.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.46

match offer

-$195.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Tomball","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2956094],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3393709,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/who-doesnt-love-a-good-book/3393709/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":78,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Gutierrez","authorIds":{"2956094":{"owner":"Mrs. Gutierrez","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3393709],"proposalHash":"-1782893490","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20593589,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTc1NTI1Ng==","NTk2ODQyNw==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","MTk1ODk2Ng==","NTU4Njg3MQ==","Mjk3MzI4MQ==","NTU2NDk3NA==","NTU2NTgwOA==","NjAxNDU2Ng=="],"teacherId":2956094,"schoolCounty":"Harris","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}