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Ms. Katz from Morton Grove IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Free Little Library for Our Community!

My students need a "Free Little Library" to share their books!

  • $333 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a group of students from a vast variety of cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds; some students hail from around the globe: Syria, Ireland, Iraq, India, Haiti, Guatemala, and Korea, just to name a few.

Well over half of my students speak another language at home.

Furthermore, they practice a wide variety of religions. We are a small United Nations in many ways! They love to read about cultures that reflect their own, but they also love to explore other cultures through the novels that they choose.

My Project

We are hoping to install a Free Little Library just outside our school.

A Free Little Library is a simple box made of wood and plexiglass that sits on a post and is filled with books people are willing to give to some lucky reader for free!

If you want to share a book you no longer need, you can place it in the box. If you want to read a book in the box, simply take it home with you.

It is a beautiful way to get books that are no longer being read into the hands of willing readers. Also, a Free Little Library raises the community's focus and commitment to literacy. We would love to install one right outside our school to share our love of books with all who walk by.

Ms. Katz
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Little Free Library Unfinished Kit • Amazon Business $249.00 1 $249.00

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