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Ms. Corder from Clarksdale MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

An Exciting Start for Back to School!

Help me give my students new and exciting books for our classroom library, a shelf to house them, and a clean and fresh start to the year!

  • $467 goal

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My Students

I'm an English III and Survey of African American Writing teacher in a high poverty and Title I school in the Mississippi Delta. Our school serves 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. My students are incredibly passionate and interested in engaging with ideas that impact their lives and their community. Their creativity shines through in their writing. I hope to create a classroom environment that is welcoming and equipped to prepare them to engage with the world and each other.

My Project

It's back to school time and our class needs a few things to get off to the strongest start possible! A clean, organized, and book filled environment will support student health, happiness, and learning.

Independent reading is crucial to students growing as readers and impacts their academic success positively.

Our classroom library has outgrown its current shelf and new shelves are vital to continuing my students' access to new and engaging reading materials. New titles added to our shelves will also add excitement to the beginning of the year.

Materials such as markers, pencils, tissues, and cleaning supplies help us start off in a clean and prepared environment.

Ms. Corder
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sauder 413322 Beginnings 3-Shelf Bookcase, 24.56" L x 11.45" W x 35.28" H, Highland Oak finish • Amazon Business $25.96 2 $51.92
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $23.35 1 $23.35
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Boxed Set • Amazon Business $20.33 1 $20.33
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $20.21 1 $20.21
Darius the Great Is Not Okay • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes plus Clorox Disinfecting Wipes with Micro-Scrubbers, Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Let Me Hear a Rhyme • Amazon Business $13.94 1 $13.94
After the Shot Drops • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $13.11 1 $13.11
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Aloe, Pump Bottle, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $12.51 1 $12.51
Neil Gaiman/Chris Riddell 3-Book Box Set: Coraline; The Graveyard Book; Fortunately, the Milk • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
The Poet X • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 16 Count • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
SHOUT • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Pride • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Sun Is Also a Star • Amazon Business $8.34 1 $8.34
Love, Hate and Other Filters • Amazon Business $8.26 1 $8.26
Tyler Johnson Was Here • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Speak • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04
Kleenex Ultra Soft Facial Tissues, 4 Flat Boxes, 110 Tissues per Box (440 Count Total) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
EXPO 86601 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $5.74 1 $5.74
The Rest of Us Just Live Here • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Monster • Amazon Business $3.60 1 $3.60

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