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Mrs. Hurley from Williamsport MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, and More Books!

Help me give my students books from a diverse group of authors to expand their reading horizons!

  • $314 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are trying to overhaul our media center and update it to a "Learning Commons" with a Makerspace at the center. Makerspaces are places where kids can design, build, code, create and "make" things! We need supplies that will allow our students the freedom to think outside the box to dream and to be inspired.

My students are amazing learners who love technology and the creativity that it allows!

They are trying to become future ready by studying not just reading, math, writing, science, and social studies, but also engineering, art, coding, robotics, website design, and more!

My Project

My students love to read, but our library collection needs to be diversified. We have a large collection by predominantly Caucasian authors; I want to bring in more authors and illustrators who are persons of color to give my students a broader perspective of the world!

Books serve as both mirrors and as windows for children - they need to be able to see themselves and to see others in a new light.

These titles will help open my students' minds and hearts to the changing world around them. They NEED quality literature to help them see beyond their small classroom. Can you help?

Mrs. Hurley
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
All American Boys • AKJ Education $13.99 3 $41.97
Hansel and Gretel (Standard Edition) • AKJ Education $11.87 3 $35.61
The Hate U Give • AKJ Education $11.38 3 $34.14
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.18 3 $30.54
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $9.77 3 $29.31
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $8.98 3 $26.94
The Crossover • AKJ Education $10.78 2 $21.56

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