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Mrs. Delaney from Jonesboro AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Are a Whirlwind!

My students need new, exciting books to pique interest in reading. By having copies of new releases, they'll be able to continue series that they've started. This will help develop an appreciation for reading.

  • $572 goal

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Arkansas. 77% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunches. Many of our students participate in the "second change breakfast" initiative where we give students breakfast to eat during their second period classes, for free.

My students are all freshman in our junior high school.

My students come to class every day full of life and ready to take on any challenges that I throw at them. They make me laugh more than any other people who I've had the honor of knowing. They want to learn and care about the education that they receive while at school. For many of them, school is a safe haven where they know they are cared about and loved. I believe these kids deserve the best so they can become the best possible versions of themselves that they can be.

My Project

I chose new, relevant books that I believe will pique the interest of my students. Several of my students have started series but have not been able to finish them because the don't have access to the newer books in the series that have come out. I want to encourage them to continue reading. This will help them develop an appreciation for reading that will last a lifetime!

Reading fiction encourages student creativity, empathy, and independent thinking.

When students have access to current, relevant, new reading material, they are more willing to read and participate in independent reading projects outside of class.

Mrs. Delaney
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $30.61 1 $30.61
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $28.94 1 $28.94
The Selection 5-Book Box Set: The Complete Series • Amazon Business $28.79 1 $28.79
The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy) • Amazon Business $17.84 1 $17.84
Fallen Heir (Royals) (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
The City of Brass: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy) • Amazon Business $14.47 1 $14.47
The Hazel Wood: A Novel • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
Looking For Alaska • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Everything, Everything Movie Tie-in Edition • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Apex (Hunter) • Amazon Business $13.13 1 $13.13
Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons Series) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Nemesis (Project Nemesis) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Last Namsara (Iskari) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Valiant • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Flame in the Mist • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
The Defiant (Valiant) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
An Enchantment of Ravens • Amazon Business $12.17 1 $12.17
Hunter • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Caraval • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Broken Prince: A Novel (The Royals) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Elite: A Hunter novel • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
The Siren • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Twisted Palace: A Novel (The Royals) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Paper Princess: A Novel (The Royals) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59

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