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Ms. Ingram from Torrance CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Library Built by Students

Help me give my students the books they have been begging to read!

  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students change so much from seventh to eighth grade. What doesn't change is their need for a GOOD book. It only takes one book to change the way students feel about reading. I am so fortunate to witness this magic happen with my students. My students love to read because they never settle; no matter how long it takes, they persevere until they find the right book!

For some students, my classroom is the first time that they lose themselves in a piece of fiction or see themselves in a character.

Some of my students are already avid readers who read beyond their grade level. Others are reluctant to read independently without the guidance and partnership of a teacher. It is my goal to get all of my students to read recreationally by the end of their middle school experience.

My Project

Not all children have the opportunity and access to read high-interest books. In my eight years teaching middle school, I have had so many students who have never experienced the joy of a good book.

It only takes that one experience of losing themselves in a book for students to become hooked on reading.

Nothing brings me more joy than a student finishing a book and asking me for more.

With so many students and so many interests, it is impossible for me to buy all the books that the students want. Please help me fill my classroom library with the books my students want!

Ms. Ingram
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set • Amazon Business $60.18 1 $60.18
The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy - Walmart Edition • Amazon Business $19.18 2 $38.36
One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $13.98 2 $27.96
The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) (Trials of Apollo (4)) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) • Amazon Business $18.39 1 $18.39
The Burning Maze (Trials of Apollo, The Book Three) (Trials of Apollo (3)) • Amazon Business $7.47 2 $14.94
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10

Materials cost

$195.91

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$17.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.25

Total project goal

$295.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.02

1 Donor

-$147.50

Donations toward project cost

-$125.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.12

match offer

-$147.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$125.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.13

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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