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  • $529 goal

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Mrs. Rados
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 15 donors
  • $0 still needed

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My students need assorted sets of high interest books that they want to read!

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book that you couldn't put down? I believe that good readers are born through a love for reading.

My students are Seventh graders at an urban school and some are bilingual students who are also learning the English language.

Having a TESOL program in my school leads to a very diverse educational setting. My diverse students are funny, smart, and deserve the opportunity to read the books they love.

My Project

I am continuing to add to my classroom library. We participate in the Accelerated Reading program and students want to find a book they love. This project will help to put books in the hands of students who may not yet have found their love for reading. This project will help to foster this and give them an opportunity to read the books they love in their own classroom.

I believe in my kids.

I believe that they deserve to have materials and books that will inspire and engage them. As an inner city teacher, I find that I have to provide a lot of basic supplies that otherwise my students may go without, I want them to see that others believe in them as well and they can reach any goal they set!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter • AKJ Books $60.85 1 $60.85
Judy Blume • AKJ Books $55.92 1 $55.92
Sharon Draper • AKJ Books $37.06 1 $37.06
Walter Dean Myers • AKJ Books $51.74 1 $51.74
Sharon C. Flake • AKJ Books $16.78 2 $33.56
S.E. Hinton • AKJ Books $49.67 1 $49.67
Cynthia Voigt • AKJ Books $14.68 2 $29.36
Joan Bauer • AKJ Books $16.78 1 $16.78
Tears of a Tiger - NU6709 • AKJ Books $9.35 1 $9.35
Tears of Tigers • AKJ Books $10.13 1 $10.13
Westing Game Novel Guide • AKJ Books $9.35 1 $9.35
Westing Game (SP) • AKJ Books $10.13 1 $10.13
The Official SCRABBLE ® Players Dictionary, Fourth Edit • AKJ Books $5.85 1 $5.85
Amber Brown • AKJ Books $27.94 1 $27.94

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This project will reach 80 students.

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