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Mrs. Bower from Albuquerque NM is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Words Are Our Most Inexhaustible Source of Magic.

My students need a diverse collection of books to read in class!

  • $478 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school that I teach at is a public charter school, that is run like a private school. Students are admitted through a lottery program, which makes many of the students feel as though they are lucky to be a part of this community. Because we are a small, public school resources are limited. Students and teachers are required to provide most, if not all, of the supplies and texts that we need in our classrooms.

My students have a passion for learning and truly enjoy being a part of our school.

I have a large number of students who thank me when they leave my room, which was a concept completely foreign to me. At previous schools, my students dreaded being there, but at our school the environment is largely a positive one. I know it sounds cliche, but I really do enjoy seeing these students every day.

My Project

Throughout the school year my students read a variety of books. As I continue my teaching career I try to adapt and add to my classroom library to try and create as many readers as possible.

I tell my struggling readers who hate reading that they just haven't found the right book yet!

In order to help them to do so, I need to have a variety of books available for them to explore. I'm learning though that my classroom library doesn't have a book for everyone yet. I recently bought a graphic novel to see how it would be received, and it has been signed out of my library since the beginning of the year.

Having a variety of books for my students to pick from will allow me to help those students who "hate" reading find just the right book for them!

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
To Kill a Mockingbird • Amazon Business $7.97 10 $79.70
Go Set a Watchman: A Novel • Amazon Business $14.27 5 $71.35
Son (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $9.94 5 $49.70
Wonderstruck: A Novel in Words and Pictures • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales • Amazon Business $17.37 1 $17.37
Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works • Amazon Business $15.47 1 $15.47
The Hobbit (Graphic Novel) with a subtitle of An illustrated edition of the fantasy classic • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
Frankenstein The Graphic Novel: Original Text • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Hansel and Gretel (Standard Edition) • AKJ Education $12.25 1 $12.25
Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Novel • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Cat's Cradle: A Novel • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Manga Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Beowulf • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Thor & Loki In the Land of Giants: A Norse Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53

Materials cost

$370.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$405.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.62

Total project goal

$477.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$477.49

9 Donors

-$346.54

Donations toward project cost

-$298.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.23

match offer

-$126.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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