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  • $460 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Bigham
Grades 9-12
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Build Our Classroom Library!

My students need to be surrounded by high-interest, well-written, diverse reading materials like "On the Road" or "The Fault in Our Stars".

My Students

While some of my students love to read, many of them do not. Some of my students will not read even if I tell them to just go to the library and pick out a book. They will simply pick a book and pretend to read. By having a library right in our classroom, I will be able to help students find books that they will enjoy and that they will actually read!

My students are a diverse bunch of high school students.

I teach both ninth and twelfth grade, so I need a wide range of books to appeal to both fourteen and eighteen-year-olds. Our school is economically, racially, and socially diverse, so we need books that will appeal to many different students.

My Project

I am requesting high-interest books that I know students will read. Some of these books are the top sellers in young adult literature right now like The Fault in Our Stars, and some, like On The Road, will capture students who never really thought they had a place in a school classroom.

Research shows that the more students read, the better they get at reading.

A student's reading proficiency is a gate-keeper to higher education and their future professional career. You can help ensure that my students have books that they will not just pretend to read, but that they will actually read! When my students read, they'll grow as learners and as members of society. I can't wait to share how your donation affects the lives of my students!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hunger Games • AKJ Books $36.24 2 $72.48
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • AKJ Books $13.87 3 $41.61
The Fault in Our Stars • AKJ Books $13.13 3 $39.39
American Born Chinese • AKJ Books $14.56 2 $29.12
Insurgent • AKJ Books $13.13 2 $26.26
The Maze Runner • AKJ Books $7.29 3 $21.87
Divergent • AKJ Books $7.29 3 $21.87
The Scorch Trials • AKJ Books $7.29 3 $21.87
The Death Cure • AKJ Books $7.29 3 $21.87
Paper Towns John Green • AKJ Books $13.86 1 $13.86
On the Road • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
Lolita • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
Indian Killer • AKJ Books $10.95 1 $10.95
The Fault in Our Stars • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94

Materials cost

$355.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$390.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.95

Total project goal

$459.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$459.69

1 Donor

-$229.84

Donations toward project cost

-$195.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.47

match offer

-$229.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$195.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 180 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by NEA Foundation and one other donor.

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