You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mx. Luebbert from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Connecting Students To Representative And Relevant Novels (Part 2)

My students need a class set of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

  • $486 goal

This project expired on September 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are ninth graders at a neighborhood high school in North Philadelphia who are resilient and critical students trying to make sense of the world around them. They are growing up in one of Philadelphia's most underserved communities. Most of our students are Latinx and Black, and many others are white, Southeast Asian, or Middle Eastern. We serve many English learners and students with special education needs.

Our students could benefit greatly from relevant, representative literature that they can use as a lens through which to examine their world.

My Project

As my students begin their high school careers, I hope to help them become engaged readers by connecting them to novels that are current and relatable, with narrators that will seem familiar but also push them to view the world with empathy and critical engagement.

As Latinx and Black teenagers growing up in Kensington, students may not be used to seeing themselves reflected in literature.

In recent years, diverse voices have emerged in young adult literature to shine a light on these lives.

The Hate U Give, narrated by a young Black woman coping with police violence, will be a way for students to see themselves in literature and engage in conversations about systemic racism.

Mx. Luebbert
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mx. Luebbert is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Hate U Give • AKJ Education $10.78 35 $377.30

Materials cost

$377.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$412.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.88

Total project goal

$485.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$485.84

4 Donors

-$485.84

Donations toward project cost

-$412.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Philadelphia","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4891387],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"their","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3306233,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/connecting-students-to-representative-an/3306233/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":100,"teacherScreenName":"Mx. Luebbert","authorIds":{"4891387":{"owner":"Mx. Luebbert","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3306233],"proposalHash":"-1051408853","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp4891387_orig.jpg?crop=2448,2448,x522,y0&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1559524821049","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21024601,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTQwNDE0NQ==","NTQwMzEwMQ==","NTQwMzg4OA==","NDg5MTM4Nw=="],"teacherId":4891387,"schoolCounty":"Philadelphia","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}