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Mr. Pearce from Middletown OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

College Bound Students Need Exciting New Reading Opportunities!

My students need a variety of over 25 new books, including Leviathan Wakes, The Future of Us and Dragon's Milk, to refresh our classroom lending library.

  • $400 goal

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My Students

My students are bright, motivated learners in a Midwestern urban environment. These young people are curious about the world around them and specifically look at education from a global standpoint. As an educator, I work tirelessly to provide my charges with the kinds of learning experiences that will enrich their lives and turn them into lifelong learners.

Students in my classroom tackle projects and classwork collaboratively while also taking time to deepen their individual knowledge about the world of English language arts.

My Project

My students need a variety of over 25 new books, including Leviathan Wakes, The Future of Us and Dragon's Milk, to refresh our classroom lending library. Pushing lower level readers is a challenge that our school faces everyday. The fact of the matter is that with a little extra help, most of our students who are low level readers are college bound; they just need to work a little harder and be actively engaged.

There are some major impediments to getting the books that our students need to build their reading stamina and fluency.

Our high school's media center has not had funding for the past five years. The titles available to the students are becoming woefully out of date. My own classroom's lending library is full of vibrant reading materials that excite and engage, but there are only so many books to go around.

I would like to supplement my classroom's lending library for the benefit of my low-level readers. By having exciting new books readily available, my students will have the opportunity to increase their reading levels through the amount of time they spend reading and the types of books they are able to read

Mr. Pearce
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Magicians Trilogy Boxed Set: The Magicians; The Magician King; The Magician's Land • Amazon Business $32.64 1 $32.64
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition) • Amazon Business $7.08 2 $14.16
The Pearl Thief • Amazon Business $13.04 1 $13.04
Sunny Side Up • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.48 2 $12.96
Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol. 2: Cosmic Cooties • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
The Eyes of the Dragon: A Novel • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
In a Daze Work: A Pick-Your-Path Journey Through the Daily Grind • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cobalt Squadron • Amazon Business $10.40 1 $10.40
Leviathan Wakes • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
Paper Girls Volume 2 • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
The Rose That Grew From Concrete • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68
The Future of Us • Amazon Business $8.67 1 $8.67
Heat • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
QB 1 • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
"Shouldn't You Be in School?" (All the Wrong Questions) • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Big Field • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Travel Team • Amazon Business $7.17 1 $7.17
"When Did You See Her Last?" (All the Wrong Questions) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": Also Published as "All the Wrong Questions: Question 1" • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, Book 2) • Amazon Business $6.68 1 $6.68
Dragon's Milk (The Dragon Chronicles) • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Side Effects May Vary • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies) • Amazon Business $6.20 1 $6.20
Last Man Out • Amazon Business $6.18 1 $6.18
True Legend • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
The Fall of Five (Lorien Legacies) • Amazon Business $5.72 1 $5.72
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies) • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14

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