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Mrs. Volenec from Alamo CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Help One Fall in Love with Reading

Help me give my students access to books that will help them fall in love with reading.

  • $594 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

I am always looking for an appealing book to entice my readers. Many of these award-winning books will fit that need. Our school has voracious readers who are constantly looking for the next title to enthusiastically consume. We also have students who need gentle encouragement to continue searching for an engrossing read.

These titles will help students continue to enjoy reading or help them find one to ignite the spark for the love of reading.

I am planning on including many of these titles in future displays as well as book talks for class visits.

Mrs. Volenec
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Canyon's Edge • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Surprisingly Sarah (Emmie & Friends) • Amazon Business $11.35 2 $22.70
The Impossible Climb (Young Readers Adaptation): Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and a Climber's Life • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Confessions of a Candy Snatcher • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Flipped • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Dinged: (A Game Changer companion novel) • Amazon Business $17.29 1 $17.29
The Royal Ranger: Arazan's Wolves (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Hurricane Girls • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Buffalo Flats • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Forty Words for Love • Amazon Business $15.58 1 $15.58
Opportunity Knocks • Amazon Business $13.93 1 $13.93
The Brothers Hawthorne (The Inheritance Games, 4) • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
The Do-Over • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Abandon Ship!: The True World War II Story About the Sinking of the Laconia (True Survival Series, 1) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
The Sea of Terror (3) (Once Upon a Tim) • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
The Puttermans Are in the House • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Drew Leclair Gets a Clue • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
Nat for Nothing: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #4) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Door of No Return • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
Winterhouse Mysteries (Winterhouse, 3) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #3) • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
Closer to Nowhere • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Winterhouse (Winterhouse, 1) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Maizy Chen's Last Chance: (Newbery Honor Award Winner) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Secrets of Winterhouse (Winterhouse, 2) • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
Masterminds: Payback (Masterminds, 3) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Freewater (Newbery & Coretta Scott King Award Winner) • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
Forget Me Not • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
My Life as a Potato • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.21 1 $7.21
Elsewhere: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Fourteenth Goldfish • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
The Disaster Days • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Becoming Muhammad Ali • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59

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