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Ms. Hackett from Gordonsville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books For Deserving Students

My students need these books to enable more opportunities for reading. Many of these are new and have been requested by my students.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Some of my students love to read. Others just need some encouragement, and I am hoping these new books will do just that.

My students come from various backgrounds, but the one thing many of them have in common is a lack of encouragement to read.

They have honestly never tried to read a book that wasn't assigned to them. They are good kids. Reading more could open up so many doors not just in English, but also in other subjects.

My Project

I am hoping these books, many of which are new, would encourage them to read more. If they see this one new book that looks good, they may also notice some older books as well. One book may catch their eye, and another and so on. More trips to the bookcase will equal a deeper understanding of the world around them.

These donations will encourage a continuance of reading.

Many of the books in my collection are ones that have already been read. Hopefully the traffic to my bookcase will peak the interest of those who have never checked it out. Some cannot afford to buy books. No student should be limited in this way. Books open up doors to new worlds.

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Ms. Hackett
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.09 1 $52.09
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles) • Amazon Business $17.24 1 $17.24
Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
Fairest: The Lunar Chronicles: Levana's Story • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
Graceling • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Escape • Amazon Business $5.18 1 $5.18

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