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Mr. DAmato from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library to Lead Reading Success

My students need multiple copies of 1984 and Catcher in the Rye.

  • $517 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students want to read two books and give a school wide presentation to show the importance of reading in school.

ABC Family is looking to fund projects that are student led.

My students are in the process of wanting to read 1984 and Catcher in the Rye. These two works of literature will open my students to new authors and allow them to take a leadership role when they present these plays to the school population. Without these two works of literature they will be unable to lead the way on the importance of reading.

My Project

We are a high needs school where a large majority of our students qualify for free lunch. This project will give them the opportunity to read, be proud of what they read, and inspire fellow classmates to read different classics like the titles I am requesting (1984 and Catcher in the Rye).

You, donor, can make the difference and take steps to better the lives of my students.

Help make a difference in our school and help my students take lead of a project and implement it. Your funding of this project can and will change my student's lives. Help fund these classic novels.

Mr. DAmato
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
1984 • AKJ Books $7.39 35 $258.65
Catcher in the Rye • AKJ Books $5.17 27 $139.59

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