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4 Reasons To

Treat Your Shelf

DonorsChoose donors have funded over 580,000 book projects from public school educators like you. Whether you’re in school or remote, let’s get exactly the books your students need.

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top books

Reason #1

You don’t have these most-requested books… yet!

The easiest way to get students to read is to give them books they can’t put down. Check out this list of the most requested books in each grade level according to thousands of public school teachers and librarians.

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nonfiction books

Reason #2

Non-fiction books add color to every lesson

Math, physical education, science, music, and art lessons can all be supported by wonderful titles! Having books available that add context is pivotal, especially if your students are doing some independent learning at home.

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nonfiction books
Don't let the pigeon book

Reason #3

You need more copies of your students' favorites.

Yes, sharing is caring, but you don't want your students to have to wait before they can check out their favorite book. And in this time of coronavirus, having lots of copies is more important than ever! Stock up on multiple copies of the books that captivate an entire class.

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Diverse books

Reason #4

You want your library to reflect all of your students’ identities

Learn how public school teachers and librarians are filling their shelves with diverse books that offer windows and doors for their students.

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Diverse books

Ready to start a brand new chapter?

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