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Mrs. Taiclet-Jett from Orange Park FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wish Upon a Book Part 4

My students need books that are missing within the series. I have to reach their highest potential in reading.

  • $519 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to read! They come from various backgrounds but they all share the love of reading. We need a variety of higher level books for my students to continue to grow. I have a wide range of books but I need more to challenge them. With the number of students in my classes, my higher level books are being checked out very quickly. Therefore, many are settling on easier books since that is what they can get their hands on.

My school is a true neighborhood school.

All students live within a 2 mile radius of the school. Some walk, ride bikes, skateboard or get dropped off by car. Approximately 25% of the students come from military families. We have an Anchor for Life program at our school to help the transition for military students moving. We also have 35% of the students come from low income families.

My Project

I already know where these books will go! Right into the hands of my students. These books are directly off their wishlist of books that they want to read. I have promised them that I would find a way to get these books into their hands. I can only borrow so many books from various teachers without it taking away from their students.

I love when they have found a series that they are extremely interested in but very disappointed when I don't have the books.

My students want to read more but are being held back by the lack of higher level books within my room. My job as a teacher is to help them excel and encourage them to work to their fullest potential. I will do anything it takes to help them reach that full potential.

Each month we ask the students to read 80,000 words. They can challenge themselves and double that amount to 160,000 words for reward lunches. The goal is to read 1 million words this school year. Research has shown that kids who read 1 million words show growth. The book series that I have selected, for example Eragon, Seven Wonders, Kingdom Keepers and Matched, will allow them to accomplish this task. Many of my current books have already been read by them so we need to freshen up our class library to help them keep growing.

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Complete Missing Collection: Found; Sent; Sabotaged; Torn; Caught; Risked; Revealed; Redeemed (The Missing) • Amazon Business $39.52 1 $39.52
The Unwanteds Collection: The Unwanteds; Island of Silence; Island of Fire; Island of Legends; Island of Shipwrecks; Island of Graves; Island of Dragons • Amazon Business $37.75 1 $37.75
The Shadow Children, the Complete Series: Among the Hidden; Among the Impostors; Among the Betrayed; Among the Barons; Among the Brave; Among the Enemy; Among the Free • Amazon Business $29.60 1 $29.60
Keeper of the Lost Cities Collection Books 1-3: Keeper of the Lost Cities; Exile; Everblaze • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
Dragon Bones (The Unwanteds Quests) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
The Wearle (The Erth Dragons #1) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Lockwood & Co., Book Five The Empty Grave • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Spy School Secret Service • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Dark Wyng (The Erth Dragons #2) • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Graduation Day (The Testing) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Inkspell (Inkheart Trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
My Life as a Ninja (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
The Fever Code (Maze Runner, Book Five; Prequel) (The Maze Runner Series) • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
The Stars of Summer: An All Four Stars Book • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dragon Rider • Amazon Business $8.62 1 $8.62
Inkdeath (Inkheart Trilogy) • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
Banished (The Storymakers) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Lockwood & Co., Book Four The Creeping Shadow • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Thor's Serpents (The Blackwell Pages) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co.) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Spaced Out (Moon Base Alpha) • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Serpent's Shadow (Kane Chronicles, Book 3) • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
The Thief Lord • Amazon Business $7.21 1 $7.21
Neverseen (Keeper of the Lost Cities) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
My Life as a Stuntboy (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
3: Lockwood & Co. Book Three The Hollow Boy • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
My Life as a Book (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Odin's Ravens (The Blackwell Pages) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Dragon Captives (The Unwanteds Quests) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
My Life as a Joke (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Spy Camp (Spy School) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Spelled (The Storymakers) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Lodestar (Keeper of the Lost Cities) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Lockwood & Co., Book Two The Whispering Skull • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Once Upon a Dream: A Twisted Tale • Amazon Business $4.44 1 $4.44

Materials cost

$404.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.81

Total project goal

$518.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.72

1 Donor

-$259.35

Donations toward project cost

-$220.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.90

match offer

-$259.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$220.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.90

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$0.00

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