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Dr. Priester from Middletown DE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Better Bookshelf

My students need a variety of books from all genres to inspire them to read.

  • $308 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! I am a 6th-grade teacher at a small charter school in Middletown, Delaware. I have a wonderful group of students with a wide variety of learning styles, backgrounds, personalities, and interests. My students are creative, clever, and are my inspiration. 6th grade is a pivotal year for so many reasons. I always hope to instill a love for reading in my students during this year of growing. The transition to middle school becomes one of learned responsibility and independence. It is wonderful to see the transformation that takes place during their 6th grade school year.

My Project

My students need a wider variety of books for our classroom library. Having a plethora of both fiction and non-fiction books will enable my students to become better readers. This year, our focus is on exploring all of the different genres to discover where each individual's passion lies. If I have a diverse selection of books, I can help them become readers for life. Providing them with titles they can relate to, along with some of the classics, will accomplish this. Having a classroom library is essential as students have easier access to the books. Exposing students to more titles that challenge them is my goal with this project.

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This project will reach 78 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Selection 5-Book Box Set: The Complete Series • Amazon Business $27.59 1 $27.59
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $13.15 1 $13.15
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives • Amazon Business $10.74 1 $10.74
Cress • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Pursuit of Happyness • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $9.58 1 $9.58
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles) • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Inkspell (Inkheart Trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Castle • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Inkdeath (Inkheart Trilogy) • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
The Face on the Milk Carton (The Face on the Milk Carton Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Cinder • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Chasing Vermeer (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Love That Dog • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Scarlet • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
Beast • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Guts • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Counting by 7s • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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