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Mr. Rouse from Madison WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Are Awesome!

Help me give my students more great book choices to help add to my inadequate classroom library.

  • $405 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 8th graders come from all walks of life. They range from special education students who struggle to read at a 3rd or 4th-grade level to advanced learners who push me to meet their needs and abilities.

My students are curious and funny and willing to work hard to learn new things and to get good grades so that they feel successful.

They are aware of what is happening in our world. They are excited to start high school where I see many becoming strong leaders.

My Project

Our newer classroom had a bunch of empty bookshelves. We've been trying to add a few books to the shelves each year so that our students had some good choices and so that they did not need to leave the classroom to find a great book.

As we look to offer our students some time every day to read, we need to have more popular books from great authors to choose from so that they don't need to leave the classroom to get them.

By slowly filling our classroom bookshelves, we can offer some incredible book choices and get our students really excited to read which will improve their reading skills.

Mr. Rouse
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 125 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $13.19 2 $26.38
The Toll (3) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $15.91 1 $15.91
Thunderhead (2) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.59 2 $13.18
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
Champion • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Poet X • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
When I Was the Greatest • Amazon Business $10.82 1 $10.82
Wildcard (Warcross) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Rebel: A Legend Novel • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
On The Come Up • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Prodigy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Guts • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Warcross • Amazon Business $7.80 1 $7.80
Legend • Amazon Business $7.76 1 $7.76
Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series) • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
The People of Sparks (The City of Ember Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Lu (4) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Scythe (1) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
The Wednesday Wars • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
All American Boys • Amazon Business $5.07 1 $5.07
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63
The City of Ember (The City of Ember Book 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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