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Ms. Sellers from Waynesboro VA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Badgers Learning and Growing Through Books of Their Very Own!

Help me give my students a chance to own a book that will inspire them to read, grow and learn. The titles on the list come highly recommended.

  • $1,057 goal

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My Students

We have a very diverse student population. Our students come from a wide variety of income levels and social settings. All of our student population receives free breakfast and lunch.

Our middle school students thrive on learning from examples set for them and through the books they read and share.

Owning their own books, for many of our students, is a struggle.

They love the freedoms offered in middle school, when compared to elementary school, and are learning how to make decisions that will create positive outcomes. The titles we choose for them are intended to inspire social-emotional growth and learning.

My Project

We were the fortunate recipients of a Book Vending Machine, and our students are very excited! They earn tokens to purchase the book of their choice, through outstanding behaviors and community involvement. This book is theirs forever!

We need to keep our Vending Machine filled with appropriate, interesting, growth-inspiring titles!

Please help us to encourage reading, personal growth, and community understanding by allowing us to continue to provide books for our students.

Titles are chosen based on trusted recommendations, teacher and student input and careful consideration of the reading levels and interests of our population.

Ms. Sellers
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Absolutely Nat (Nat Enough #3) (3) • Amazon Business $11.49 9 $103.41
Sunny Makes a Splash (4) • Amazon Business $10.99 9 $98.91
Clash (A Click Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $10.93 9 $98.37
Big Shot Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16 • Amazon Business $10.49 9 $94.41
The Flood: The Dangerous Exploits of Three Girls, a Cat and a Boat (The Elizabeth Books) (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $10.99 8 $87.92
Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School, 1) • Amazon Business $9.34 9 $84.06
Pippa Park Raises Her Game (Pippa Park, 1) • Amazon Business $8.99 9 $80.91
A Good Kind of Trouble • Amazon Business $7.99 9 $71.91
Crush (Berrybrook Middle School, 3) • Amazon Business $7.22 9 $64.98
I Am: Positive Affirmations for Kids | Coloring Book for Young Black Girls | African American Children | Self-Esteem and Confidence Coloring Book for ... and Brown Girls with Natural Curly Hair) • Amazon Business $6.99 6 $41.94
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $4.69 6 $28.14

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