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Mrs. S. from Danbury CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Extra Enjoyment

Help me give my students contemporary book titles that they will read for independent reading enjoyment.

  • $698 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school services, an inner city and the students come from the immediate area. It is a large school of many languages and hundreds of sixth to eighth graders. The school is a wonderful example of America's diversity and inclusion.

My students need books and activities that support their interests in STEAM subjects that supplement their core classroom studies, and independent reading that can enhance their literacy skills.

My students are eager to come to the media center during lunch and homeroom. The students in our school love to read and explore new subjects, so our media center is a busy place. For many of our students, the school media center is the only place available to them to explore their interests with independent reading materials and STEAM activities. Bringing research sources and entertaining books, engaging STEAM products that encourage reading and project-based activities, that interest the students, will support their educational endeavors and independent reading enjoyment.

My Project

My project will provide students with book titles that they have been asking for. My students are eager to read titles that are of their own choice. Making appropriate reading decisions is key in creating readers that read for enjoyment.

Providing these contemporary titles, that have been requested by students, will encourage the middle schoolers to read independently for enjoyment.

Making their own choices, and enjoying what they read, will help improve their literacy skills, and reading frequency. Naturally, they will do more of what they enjoy, and the titles I hope to add to the Media Center collection are already student approved.

Mrs. S.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Naruto Box Set 1: Volumes 1-27 with Premium • Amazon Business $136.82 1 $136.82
Fairy Tail Manga Box Set 1 (Fairy Tail Manga Set) • Amazon Business $120.89 1 $120.89
Rick riordan trials of apollo collection 3 books set (dark prophecy, hidden oracle, burning maze [hardcover]) • Amazon Business $54.99 2 $109.98
The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $13.66 2 $27.32
Lu (Track) • Amazon Business $11.72 2 $23.44
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $11.39 2 $22.78
The 13th Reality: The Complete Set: The Journal of Curious Letters; The Hunt for Dark Infinity; The Blade of Shattered Hope; The Void of Mist and Thunder • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $8.79 2 $17.58
Love & War: The Alex & Eliza Trilogy • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
All for One: The Alex & Eliza Trilogy • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Alex and Eliza: A Love Story: The Alex & Eliza Trilogy • Amazon Business $11.05 1 $11.05
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81

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