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Ms. Chaps from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Bonanza!

My students need books to read during independent reading time. These selections are based on surveys that I administered to the seventh-grade students before they went on summer break.

  • $297 goal

This project expired on October 26, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This upcoming school year, I will have forty-seven 8th grade students in my reading, writing, and social studies courses. We read novels, write, and analyze current events each day. My core instruction revolves around reading comprehension, writing, fluency, and vocabulary.

These students are intrinsically motivated to learn and to read, and I value every day that I get to teach them and to learn with them.

Our school community is small and tight-knit. The students give me so much joy, and I want them to have the best resources as they prepare for high school.

My Project

Before summer break, I administered a reading survey to the current seventh-grade/future eighth-grade students. I was looking to see which types of books they would enjoy reading next year.

Based on the survey results, I have chosen these books to add to our classroom library collection.

Students cited that they like comics, graphic novels, and also stories about real-life topics. I chose the Black Panther series, Ms. Marvel series, and Bone graphic novel series. For realistic fiction, I chose One for the Murphys, which has been a hit in the past. These are only some of the books that I hope to acquire for the upcoming school year, and I'm looking forward to sharing my love of reading with my new students.

Ms. Chaps
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 47 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bone: The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume • Amazon Business $22.14 1 $22.14
Black Panther Book 5: Avengers of the New World Part 2 • Amazon Business $15.35 1 $15.35
Ms. Marvel Vol. 3: Crushed • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Black Panther Book 4: Avengers of the New World Book 1 • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 3 • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
The Prince and the Dressmaker • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $11.13 1 $11.13
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 2 • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Ms. Marvel Volume 2: Generation Why (Ms Marvel: Marvel Now!) • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 • Amazon Business $10.22 1 $10.22
Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
The Witch Boy • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine, Book One) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Twisted Ones (Five Nights at Freddy's #2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Fourth Closet (Five Nights at Freddy's) • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
One for the Murphys • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
The Silver Eyes (Five Nights At Freddy's #1) • Amazon Business $6.17 1 $6.17
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08

Materials cost

$218.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.45

Total project goal

$296.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.33

3 Donors

-$296.33

Donations toward project cost

-$251.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.45

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$0.00

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