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Ms. Pratt from Lilburn GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Need to Read

Help me give my students engaging novels that they won't want to put down!

  • $184 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 9th grade language arts students come from low-income, minority households with 78% of them receiving free or reduced lunches and with almost 30% of them not graduating from high school.

They are so much more than their current circumstances!

Even though they may not have the luxury of a computer at home, parents who are not working all the time to make ends meet, or even food in their pantry, they want to make a positive impact on the world. They aspire to become pilots, nurses, engineers, educators, contractors, and business owners.

My Project

I want my students to experience the joy of reading a good book that they won't want to put down. At the beginning of the school year, I ask my students what their favorite book is, and most say that they do not have one!

For students to become engaged in reading, they need high-interest books to choose from.

These bestsellers will combine fun and learning. Research indicates that time spent reading is related to academic achievement which is why I emphasize independent reading in my classroom by allocating 60 minutes a week for students to read a book of their choice.

"If you don't like to read, you haven't found the right book."

-JK Rowling

Ms. Pratt
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lessons from a Dead Girl • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
City of Bones (Mortal Instruments) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Cinder • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Everything, Everything Movie Tie-in Edition • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Hunger Games • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Warcross • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Dumplin' • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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