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Mrs. Skeen from Roanoke VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Young Writers Publishing Books

My students need blank books to publish their final writing project of the year.

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I school where 97% of our students receive free or reduced lunches. Although some students may come from difficult situations, they are all highly motivated, talented, and inspirational young learners.

In my classroom, students learn to love reading by engaging in discussion of literature and through identifying with characters in books.

It is incredibly rewarding to work with these wonderful young people and to help them on their journey to becoming lifelong fans of reading.

My Project

One of the best ways to get students interested in writing is to give them an authentic audience. Just turning in a paper to their teacher is not as exciting as having their peers get a chance to read their final work.

My students have been working towards "publishing" their writing all year.

They will now be selecting one piece to edit, write, and illustrate their own hardcover book to share with the class. They will get to take these books home to give to their parents when we have finished presenting them. My students are very excited for this project, now they just need the books to make it possible!

Mrs. Skeen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
White Blank Books with Hardcovers 6"W x 8"H (6 Books / Pack) by Ashley Productions • Amazon Business $23.45 6 $140.70

Materials cost

$140.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.50

Total project goal

$203.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.31

5 Donors

-$201.54

Donations toward project cost

-$172.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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