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  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ferguson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Zany For Nonfiction Literature

My students need 14 Nonfiction books such as "A Kick in the Head: An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms" and "A Walk in the Boreal Forest"!

My Students

Students Benefit form having a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction materials in the classroom. Throughout a person's life they are expected to read non-fiction in many settings including textbooks, newspapers, magazines, and throughout college. Yet, students access to non-fiction is limited!

I have a wonderful group of fourth graders who all come from struggling homes.

They LLOOVVEE non-fiction. They devour it and can't wait for more. When I bring in a new book there is a rush to have the book in their hands. They love learning about different cultures, countries, habitats and animals. Their current favorite is 'Dirty Jobs' after the popular TV series. They are often running over to me exclaiming, "Look what I learned in this book!" I have a good amount of fictional stories but really lack in non-fiction literature. Thank you for considering my classroom for this opportunity.

My Project

I have selected non-fiction books which focus on different types of habitats. Children love to learn about plants and animals in parts of the world that they may never visit. I also chose books which include poetry, interesting animals and some biographies including Famous African Americans.

Teachers are continually purchasing items for their classrooms.

Books are an area that we can't do without and I have spent time perusing garage sales and book sales. This non-fiction book selection will be a wonderful addition to our classroom. My students will be able to search through interesting habitats, learn about famous historical figures as well as awesome animals!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
100 Most Disgusting Things On The Planet Anna Claybourne • AKJ Books $6.23 1 $6.23
A Child''s Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the St • AKJ Books $17.96 1 $17.96
A Desert Food Chain • AKJ Books $7.76 1 $7.76
A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington • AKJ Books $6.98 1 $6.98
A Grand Canyon Journey: Tracing Time in Stone • AKJ Books $5.42 1 $5.42
A Journey into an Estuary • AKJ Books $5.42 1 $5.42
A Kick in the Head: An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms Paul B • AKJ Books $7.79 1 $7.79
A Matter of Survival: Properties of Matter • AKJ Books $6.23 1 $6.23
A Picture Book of Patrick Henry David A. Adler, John Wallner • AKJ Books $5.42 1 $5.42
A Rain Forest Food Chain: A Who Eats What Adventure in South America • AKJ Books $7.76 1 $7.76
A Savannah Food Chain: A Who Eats What Adventure in Africa • AKJ Books $7.76 1 $7.76
A Temperate Forest Food: A Who-Eats-What in North America • AKJ Books $7.76 1 $7.76
A Walk in the Deciduous Forest • AKJ Books $6.98 1 $6.98
A Walk in the Boreal Forest • AKJ Books $6.98 1 $6.98

Materials cost

$106.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$143.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.24

Total project goal

$168.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.29

5 Donors

-$168.29

Donations toward project cost

-$143.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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