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Mrs. Myerscough from Westland MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All the Books!

Help me give my students new books that will help them develop a larger vocabulary. These books will also help my students have a passion for reading.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is one full of diverse students from all over the world. Many of the students who step through the door of my classroom are first generation Americans, or they immigrated to America as a child. These differing backgrounds gives a unique experience for each students who steps into my classroom to learn about different cultures than their own.

My students come from different ranges of literacy and English understanding, which makes teaching these students to love reading and to read on their own is an essential skill.

My students may or may not come with a love of reading, and they come to the classroom with many different personal experiences, and I want to use those experiences and backgrounds to guide students into a love of reading and expressing themselves through writing.

My Project

Often the joy of reading dies out after elementary school, but it is my goal to change that, one book at a time. I hope to bring the love of reading back into my classroom. Education is changing every single day, and so are the interest of my students. Students in my classroom like to read about everything from Nicholas Sparks romance to thriller mysteries. My school media center doesn't have a large collection of books, so I would like to have books will hold their interests and keep them reading in my classroom.

My desire is to bring back the love of paper back books, but requires your help!

The books I have selected have already been selected by my students and they are excited to have them physically in hand.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Refugee • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
A Bend in the Road • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
A Girl Like That • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
Girl Last Seen: A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
An Abundance of Katherines • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before) • Amazon Business $7.91 1 $7.91
Paper Towns • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21

Materials cost

$100.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.30

Total project goal

$155.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.31

2 Donors

-$136.78

Donations toward project cost

-$132.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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