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Mr. Jackson from Clarksville IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating an 8th Grade ELA Classroom Library

My students need copies of the 2018-2019 Eliot Rosewater Book Award nominees.

  • $448 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright-eyed and full of energy each day they walk through the doors of my classroom. Success for my students means making improvement, and they are improving each and every day.

Approximately 65% of the students in my school receive free or reduced price lunch.

Despite having to face the burdens of poverty, my students enjoy having high quality materials while at school, and my goal is to provide them with the best experience possible. We just need a little help to make that possible!

My Project

I would like to get copies of each of the 2018-2019 Eliot Rosewater (Rosie) Book Award nominees for my student's to read this year. I recently found out that I will be moving grade levels this year from 6th grade to 8th grade. In 8th grade, Pre-AP (advanced) students at my school are required to read a certain number of books from the Young Hoosier nominees list and the Rosie nominees list. The Rosie list is intended for high school students, but we realize that these books appeal to our 8th grade students.

Since this will be my first year teaching 8th grade, I am trying to build a classroom library with books that fall within the interest range of 8th grade students.

While reading books from these two lists will be a requirement for my Pre-AP class this year, I hope that these books will be a resource for my students for years to come.

Thank you for your interest in our class!

Mr. Jackson
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Sun Is Also a Star • AKJ Education $13.86 2 $27.72
Starflight • Amazon Business $9.90 2 $19.80
Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose • Amazon Business $9.73 2 $19.46
Superman: American Alien • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Highly Illogical Behavior • AKJ Education $8.02 2 $16.04
I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives • AKJ Education $8.02 2 $16.04
Denton Little's Deathdate (Denton Little Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
All We Have Left • Amazon Business $7.98 2 $15.96
Girl in the Blue Coat • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
A List of Cages • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
The Serpent King • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
Burn Baby Burn • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
The Boy in the Black Suit • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
We'll Never Be Apart • Amazon Business $10.71 1 $10.71
Saving Red • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
One Paris Summer (Blink) • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Death Coming Up the Hill • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
A Madness So Discreet • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Riders • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Sweet • Amazon Business $4.49 2 $8.98
The Assassin Game • Amazon Business $4.41 2 $8.82
Flawed: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
The Way I Used to Be • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Three Dark Crowns • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14
Riders • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

Materials cost

$345.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$380.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.11

Total project goal

$447.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$447.41

1 Donor

-$380.00

Donations toward project cost

-$380.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$67.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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