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Mrs. Shepherd from Emerson AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books... It's Time To Add More!

Help me give my students an upgraded classroom library by adding new books!

  • $192 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 7th and 8th grade English/Language Arts in a small, rural Arkansas public school. My classroom is full of diverse talents and interests; it is my goal to help these students bloom! I want to bring more resources and opportunities to my students, so I am reaching out to you for help.

In my classes, I have some reluctant readers.

I feel it would be beneficial to my students to add some new, high-interest books to my classroom bookshelf. Some of my learners have limited methods of receiving books on their level and/or interest.

My Project

My students have access to our school library for 3 periods per day. Students who enjoy reading, find time to make it to the library, but reluctant readers do not ask to go as often. I have a small classroom library but would like to continue adding books so they can have more opportunities to select books that are on their reading level and that may interest them. I have selected a variety of books of various genres, character types, and reading abilities in an attempt to enhance the options that are readily available to my students. I would like to make this an ongoing project so my library continues to build.

Mrs. Shepherd
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Booked • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Beneath • AKJ Education $9.34 1 $9.34
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel • AKJ Education $8.28 1 $8.28
Night • AKJ Education $7.70 1 $7.70
Tears Of A Tiger • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Code Talker • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Fever 1793 • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Touching Spirit Bear • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Walk Two Moons • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Lord of the Flies • AKJ Education $5.98 1 $5.98
Among The Hidden • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ungifted • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hoot • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Pinballs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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