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Mrs. King from Tyngsboro MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Young Adult Lending Library

My students need new Young Adult Literature titles for our in-class library.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 9th grade English students come from a variety of backgrounds, abilities, and interests from four sending communities. My students choose this school to get the best of two worlds—an academic and technical education. Many of my students are more invested in the technical aspect of my school so offering many classroom options for independent reading is one key to acedemic success.

The students in my classes vary so much because they come from four different communities.

I have at-risk youths, farming family kids, inner city kids, two-parent homes, foster family or group home kids, homeless kids, comedians, athletes, artists, blue collar workers, college bound or career bound. The options are unlimited!

My Project

Students become better readers when they have a variety of choices for their own independent reading book. My classroom library has been well loved and well used over the years but it needs some fresh titles to appeal to a variety of reading levels and interests. Boxed sets, dystopian settings, teen angst and even some self-help options are the type of books my inner city youths are drawn to on the bookcase. By donating to this project, you will allow students to choose books that interest them, foster the love of reading, and ultimately help increase student achievement and motivation.

Students who don’t have a permanent place to call home don’t always have access to libraries or book stores.

Having brand new books to loan out will mean a lot to to those kids. I don’t give deadlines for returns!

Mrs. King
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 140 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time) • Amazon Business $27.26 1 $27.26
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $24.90 1 $24.90
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Boxed Set • Amazon Business $19.35 1 $19.35
Shatter Me Series Box Set: Shatter Me, Unravel Me, Ignite Me • Amazon Business $17.29 1 $17.29
A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror (For Young People Series) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives • Amazon Business $10.74 1 $10.74
The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry • Amazon Business $10.60 1 $10.60
Piecing Me Together • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
The Miseducation of Cameron Post • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
The Running Dream (Schneider Family Book Award - Teen Book Winner) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Salt to the Sea • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
We Were Liars • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Thing About Jellyfish • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
Chew On This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Tell Me Three Things • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths • Amazon Business $7.94 1 $7.94
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
To All the Boys I've Loved Before • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
All American Boys • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Okay for Now • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92

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