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Mrs. W. from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring on the Books!

Help me give my students new books and additional copies of our favorites!

  • $546 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing and diverse group of learners that come to our magnet school from across the city of Kalamazoo. They are always looking out for the next big thing: books that have become Netflix series, superhero books, and everything in between. They know when a sequel is coming out and rush to put holds on all of their favorites. Not every family has the resources to purchase books, so having a library brings equity to our student population.

Studies have shown that school libraries are vital to student success.

I want all of my students to have opportunities that propel them into amazing futures. From the best book collection to hands-on activities, I want our library to be a place where students can satisfy their personalized learning needs. Our library is a dynamic and welcoming place. Every student visits on a regular basis to check out books and use the computers. My goal is to create a library where all students are accepted and find something to engage them.

My Project

My students are voracious readers! They love having the newest books and are excited when we have additional copies of their favorite titles. The library budget for this year is exhausted, but our wish list keeps growing.

Help bring new books into the hands of our middle school readers!

Your generous donation will provide diverse books that were just released this spring, as well as copies of some favorites that need to be replaced due to use or loss. With almost 900 kids sharing the resources, our library is in constant need of fresh books to keep students reading and achieving.

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

This project will reach 890 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Crimson Crown (A Seven Realms Novel) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Pie in the Sky • Amazon Business $14.71 1 $14.71
I Wanna Be Where You Are • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
White Rose • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Forward Me Back to You • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Caterpillar Summer • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Spill Zone Book 1 • Amazon Business $12.03 1 $12.03
The Mortification of Fovea Munson • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
A Wolf Called Wander • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality • Amazon Business $11.84 1 $11.84
The Rambling • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Turnaway Girls • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Secret in the Stone (The Unicorn Quest) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Mostly the Honest Truth • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
A Good Kind of Trouble • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Hurricane Season • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Mya in the Middle • Amazon Business $11.05 1 $11.05
How High the Moon • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Watch Us Rise • Amazon Business $10.71 1 $10.71
Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat #1 • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat: Enemies #2 • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
Dear Rachel Maddow: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Wild Blues • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
BONE Prequel: Rose Rose • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #8: Treasure Hunters • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #7: Ghost Circles • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #9: Crown of Horns • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #1: Out from Boneville • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Bone #2: The Great Cow Race • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #3: Eyes of the Storm • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #4: The Dragonslayer • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #5: Rock Jaw, Master of the Eastern Border • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #6: Old Man's Cave • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #11: Tall Tales • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: The Wall of Fame Game • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Skip Beat! Vol. 1 • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $8.06 1 $8.06

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