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Mrs. Lyons from El Dorado AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wildkittens Love To Read!

My students need a classroom library that is filled with genre they enjoy reading. We require each student to read 4 books each nine weeks, and this will help them succeed with that requirement!

  • $406 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the absolute best! They are from El Dorado, AR where they can all go to college with tuition paid because of the Murphy Promise from Murphy Corporation here in El Dorado. The children work very hard to prepare for this amazing opportunity given to them. They are funny, motivated, independent, and loving. I feel extremely connected to all of my students and will do whatever it takes to help them succeed them succeed in the classroom and at school.

My Project

I am beginning my 2nd year teaching English. I have only 2 books in my classroom library and need so many more! My students love to read and are always looking for the next best book. They enjoy reading books in a series and I’m hoping this will give them more of what they are looking for. This project is going to allow them to pick and choose from lots of amazing book titles, book levels, and genres. They always work hard to reach their goals and make good grades. This is the exact project they need for my classroom.

Mrs. Lyons
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 5 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $56.80 1 $56.80
Roald Dahl (8 Books) • AKJ Education $47.08 1 $47.08
Uglies (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $37.38 1 $37.38
Pretty Little Liars (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $32.89 1 $32.89
Gary Soto (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.39 1 $22.39
Mr. Terupt (3 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $17.94 1 $17.94
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.57 1 $14.57
The Fault in Our Stars • AKJ Education $8.58 1 $8.58
Matched • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The House on Mango Street • AKJ Education $7.68 1 $7.68
I Survived Collection: Books #1-4 • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The List • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Maniac Magee • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
Holes • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Because of Winn-dixie • AKJ Education $5.28 1 $5.28
Fearless #19 Twins • AKJ Education $0.50 1 $0.50
Fearless Twisted 4 • AKJ Education $0.50 1 $0.50
Fearless #5 Kiss • AKJ Education $0.50 1 $0.50

Materials cost

$286.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$344.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.76

Total project goal

$405.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$405.04

7 Donors

-$405.04

Donations toward project cost

-$344.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.76

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$0.00

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