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Ms. M. from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Lion, The Cook, And The Classroom Full Of Books

My students need 1-3 copies of 16 teen fiction titles, including the "Twilight" series books and works by Sharon M. Draper and Walter Dean Myers.

  • $446 goal

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I teach at a brand new high school in urban Pennsylvania serving a high-need community. My ninth grade English students are making great gains in reading levels.

This year I instituted my classroom library and encouraged my students to read 30 minutes a day. After reading 17 books at over 6500 pages, one student told me she had "never really read before."

Because our school will take in an incoming Freshman class more than 1.5 times bigger than our current class, we need to expand our resources. This year, my classroom library has been a smashing success but it needs more books so that all my future students can read.

Your help will provide a chance for all my students to experience the same dramatic change as my student who "never really read before."

Ms. M.
Grades 9-12
  • Charles Audenreid Senior High School
  • Philadelphia, PA

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This project will reach 82 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Forged by Fire Sharon M. Draper • Barnes and Noble $6.29 3 $18.87
Darkness Before Dawn Sharon M. Draper • Barnes and Noble $6.29 3 $18.87
Response Paul Volponi • Barnes and Noble $12.79 1 $12.79
Hand You're Dealt Paul Volponi • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Dope Sick Walter Dean Myers • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Shooter Walter Dean Myers • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Eclipse Stephenie Meyer • Barnes and Noble $12.99 3 $38.97
Twilight Stephenie Meyer • Barnes and Noble $12.99 3 $38.97
New Moon Stephenie Meyer • Barnes and Noble $12.99 3 $38.97
Breaking Dawn Stephenie Meyer • Barnes and Noble $14.94 3 $44.82
The Skin I'm In Sharon Flake • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Money Hungry Sharon Flake, Tk (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Who Am I Without Him?: Short Stories About Girls and the Boys in Their Lives Sharon Flake, Tk (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Begging for Change Sharon Flake • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Bang! Sharon Flake, Colin Bootman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Tears of a Tiger Sharon M. Draper • Barnes and Noble $6.29 3 $18.87

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