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Ms. Clark from Lake Worth FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books!

My students need books that are interesting to read in the classroom.

  • $321 goal

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My Students

My students are mostly 8th grade students who, often times, are not overly interested in reading (surprise, surprise). They are eager to learn, however, they struggle to find books that are interesting for them. I no longer wish to hear the phrase "reading is boring" in my classroom. My students and I ask for you help in providing them updated, high-interest, reading material for our classroom library. Of all the students at my school, more than 50% come from low-income areas and many do not have access to reading materials at home.

My Project

I am an ELA teacher who is in DESPERATE need of some new books for my classroom library. As a teacher, instead of paying out of pocket, I decided I would see if I can get some funding for some new high-interest books for my students. We often do novel studies in my class and I want to be able to give the students better options for group reading, essays, and projects. Since many of my students come from low-income families they do not have access to reading materials at home. These books would be used for read-aloud's, silent reading, group reading and would be used towards reading counts.

Ms. Clark
Grades 6-8
More than half 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 $26.66 1 $26.66
The Gender Game 2: The Gender Secret (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Gender Game 6: The Gender Plan (Volume 6) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Gender Game 5: The Gender Fall (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
The Final Four • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
The Death Cure (Maze Runner, Book Three) • Amazon Business $9.41 1 $9.41
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
The Running Dream (Schneider Family Book Award - Teen Book Winner) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Stargirl • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Animal farm: A Fairy Story • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Hobbit • Amazon Business $8.03 1 $8.03
Timekeeper • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine, Book One) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Hatchet • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
The Maze Runner • Amazon Business $5.27 1 $5.27

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