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  • $447 goal

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Ms. Selking
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Book Yellers: Helping Students Develop a Passion for Reading

My students need books to read in order to reach our 40 book reading challenge for the year!

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book that you couldn't put down? Many of my students are experiencing this feeling for the first time as they develop a passion for reading books, but we need more books that are about topics they are interested in!

My students are energetic sixth graders from a suburb of Indianapolis.

By challenging my students to read 40 books throughout the year and by allowing them to read books that they are interested in, my students are developing a passion for reading! Many of them are reading and ENJOYING books for the first time! It's such a magical feeling! My students love mystery and fantasy books! The scarier the better! I love watching them read a book they love and then share it with their classmates.

My Project

I would LOVE for my students to have access to more books that meet their interests. With these books, I'm sure my students' passion for reading with grow even more as they are immersed in books they cannot put down! Reading can take you anywhere, and it is my goal to expose my students to as much of the world as possible. Many of my students haven't been able to travel or be exposed to other places and people, but they can have these experiences and grow by reading books that expose them to new ideas, people, and places.

I am a new teacher and I absolutely love to read.

I hope to instill this passion in my students, but I need more books for my classroom library. Receiving these books would help not only my class this year, but for many classes in the future, too! Reading can take you anywhere and I hope my students develop a lifelong love for reading.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself Lincoln Peirce • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Percy Jackson and The Olympians Boxed Set • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
The Battle of the Labyrinth • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Dork Diaries 5 • AKJ Books $10.21 1 $10.21
Dork Diaries 4 • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Saving Shiloh • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Wolf Rider • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
The Witch of Blackbird Pond • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
A King''s Ransom • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Beyond the Grave (The 39 Clues Series #4) Jude Watson • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Dead of Night • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
The 39 Clues Book 6 • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Into the Gauntlet (The 39 Clues Series #10) Margaret Peterso • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
One False Note • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Shatterproof • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Storm Warning • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
The 39 Clues Book 5 • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
The Mark of Athena • AKJ Books $14.79 1 $14.79
Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
A Long Walk to Water Linda Sue Park • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
Hatchet (stock) • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
Hunger Games (PB) • AKJ Books $8.02 1 $8.02
Catching Fire • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Mockingjay (HC) • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Fablehaven (Boxed Set): Fablehaven; Rise of the Evening Star • AKJ Books $16.78 1 $16.78
Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary (Fablehaven Series #4) Brand • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Eight Keys • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Am I the Princess or the Frog? (Dear Dumb Diary Series #3) J • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Dear Dumb Diary Year Two • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Let''s Pretend This Never Happened (Dear Dumb Diary Series #1 • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
My Pants Are Haunted! (Dear Dumb Diary Series #2) Jim Benton • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
The Boston Massacre: An Interactive History Adventure Elizab • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Ghost in the Machine • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Skeleton Creek • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
The Crossbones (Skeleton Creek Series) Patrick Carman • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
The Raven • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94

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This project will reach 64 students.

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