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Mrs. Garcia-Sweeney from Saint Louis MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Give Us Goosebumps!

My students need 15 book titles, from the Fear Street and Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine.

  • $198 goal

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My Students

My students are absolutely obsessed with R.L. Stine books. The problem, however, is that we don't have enough books to go around. My students want to read, but are often disappointed to find out that all the Fear Street or Goosebumps books are checked out and they will have to wait.

I teach seventh grade language arts at an urban school in Missouri.

Unfortunately, our school has fallen on hard times and does not have the funding available to order books for our students. Additionally, we are located in a high needs community that does not have the means of equipping our students with the materials necessary to meet student needs. Many of my students entered seventh grade reading several years below grade level. However, their hard work is beginning to pay off as their reading levels are gradually improving.

My Project

Since most of my students read several years below grade level, our goal is to improve our reading scores by two years. Everyone has heard the saying practice makes perfect. The same is true of reading. In order to become a better reader, students need to practice reading. Since my students are already struggling readers, it is important to keep them engaged with high interest reading material. If my students are interested in the books then their experience with literature will be a positive experience and they will likely become life long readers. R.L. Stine books are exactly what my students need in order to become hooked on reading for life.

With your help my students will be able to discover at reading can actually be enjoyable.

Your donation will provide my students with the resources they desperately need in order to be successful this year. With your help we can close the achievement gap for these students.

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Mrs. Garcia-Sweeney
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fear Street: First Date (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
All-Night Party (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
The Best Friend (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
The Confession (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $13.68 1 $13.68
Halloween Party (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
Killer's Kiss (Fear Street Series) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
Midnight Games (Fear Street Nights Series #2) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
Moonlight Secrets (Fear Street Nights Series #1) R. L. Stine, Designed by David Stevenson • AKJ BOOKS $5.12 1 $5.12
Fear Street Nights 03: Darkest Dawn (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) R. L. Stine, Designed by David Stevenson • AKJ BOOKS $13.68 1 $13.68
Fright Knight and The Ooze: Twice Terrifying Tales R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
Hide and Shriek and Who's Been Sleeping in My Grave?: Twice Terrifying Tales R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $5.97 1 $5.97
Stay Away from the Tree House and Eye of the Fortuneteller (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $14.70 1 $14.70
Streets Of Panic Park (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $13.68 1 $13.68
When The Ghost Dog Howls (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $13.68 1 $13.68
Help! We Have Strange Powers! (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) R. L. Stine • AKJ BOOKS $13.68 1 $13.68

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