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Mr. Leiderman from Estero FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students novels to read in my English Language Arts classroom. I have chosen a wide variety of books that my students may be interested in reading.

  • $270 goal

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My Students

I teach a wide variety of 10th grade students. Some know already that they are college-bound, while others struggle to read at a middle school level. The common factor is reading. All of them would benefit from reading more than they currently do each day. EHS is implementing a program where students will read for the first 10-15 minutes of class each day. This will absolutely benefit all of my students, no matter what their reading level is.

After thirteen years as a teacher, my classroom library has unfortunately dwindled down and needs to be replenished.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

My Project

I'd like my students to have access to a variety of novels in the classroom. Students will spend the first ten minutes of each class period reading. This will help them to become better readers and put them on the right track to graduate high school. By having access to these novels, students will always have a book on hand to read. This, in turn, will make them more proficient readers.

It isn't always easy for students to go to the library, so having these novels on hand will give them the opportunity to read whenever they have free time.

I truly believe that students that read become better writers and critical thinkers. Please think about supporting this request for a classroom library.

Mr. Leiderman
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Once Upon a Time Regina Rising • Amazon Business $13.18 1 $13.18
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
It: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Catching Fire |Hunger Games|2 • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Pet Sematary • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games) • Amazon Business $8.31 1 $8.31
An Abundance of Katherines • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Be More Chill (Broadway Tie-In) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) • Amazon Business $7.33 1 $7.33
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $7.17 1 $7.17
Teen Titans: Raven • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Hunger Games and Philosophy: A Critique of Pure Treason • Amazon Business $6.93 1 $6.93
Fangirl: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
Paper Towns • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Kissing Booth • Amazon Business $5.40 1 $5.40
Black Panther The Young Prince • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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