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Mrs. Tarver from Manila AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Lifelong Readers

Help me give my students new books and reading incentives to spark their love for learning.

  • $368 goal

This project expired on January 18, 2022.

This project expired on January 18, 2022.

My Students

My classroom is organized chaos. We are always having fun while we are learning! My classroom is filled with students that barely have the basic necessities, much less the materials they need for school.

Our school has a high poverty rate, with most students receiving free or reduced-priced lunches.

For many students in our area, school is where they experience many "firsts" or new things. Some students have never even traveled more than 30 minutes from home. It is amazing how they can accomplish so much with so little.

My Project

Many of today's students don't see reading as "fun". I want them to find that book that makes them fall in love with reading! I still remember the first book that I fell in love with from jr. high.

These books are geared towards what interests my students most and incentives to help motivate them.

With technology being so prevalent in their lives, its even harder as a teacher to promote lifelong learning.

Covid-19 has made it even more difficult to reach students when they are in and out of the classroom. I feel that high-interest books and incentives will help.

Mrs. Tarver
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Enola Holmes Mystery Series • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
OREO Original, OREO Golden, CHIPS AHOY! & Nutter Butter Cookie Snacks Variety Pack, School Lunch Box Snacks, 56 Snack Packs (2 Cookies Per Pack) • Amazon Business $12.88 3 $38.64
FUN MIX ASSORTED Variety BULK Individually Wrapped Candies, 53 OZ (3.313 LBS) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
SKITTLES Wild Berry, SKITTLES Original, STARBUST FaveREDS, and LIFE SAVERS Gummy Dia de Los Muertos Halloween Candy (32.82oz/80 pieces) • Amazon Business $19.51 1 $19.51
Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Hawthorne Legacy (The Inheritance Games, 2) • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Stung • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Inheritance Games • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Rivalry: Mystery at the Army-Navy Game (The Sports Beat, 5) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics (The Sports Beat, 6) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series (The Sports Beat, 4) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Prodigy: A Novel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open (The Sports Beat, 2) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Last Shot: Mystery at the Final Four (The Sports Beat, 1) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Cover-up: Mystery at the Super Bowl • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Scythe (1) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02

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