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Ms. Bailey from Lincoln RI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Delivering Bold Books to Scholars

Help me give my students access to independent reading books during distance learning since many only have 5 books or less at home and delivering bold and engaging books to them will help them continue to grow.

  • $370 goal

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My Students

We believe reading bold books and reading books at younger grades than other districts. We push for strong academic results. We are pushing harder texts, bigger ideas and things that are the most engaging to adolescents. We believe in affirming all of our scholars’ identifies and read stories about many cultures, languages, religions, family structures, personal identities and diverse experiences.

Our scholars are driven and they rise to the challenge everyday!

The structure of our learning has changed and they want to continue growing. Our scholars deserve to have continued access to challenging and engaging literature. We need books to be delivered to kids so that they can continue reading!

My Project

My scholars recently filled out a survey where many students said that they had 5 books or less at home. While our school worked to deliver books to them, it hasn't been enough to sustain the amount of time that they've been learning from home. Scholars need to continue reading so that they can continue growing. Reading is an essential part of learning and without access to independent reading books reading growth will decline. Now, more than ever, our scholars need access to materials. Libraries are closed, our classrooms are closed, and scholars are home. We need to bring reading to their doorstep.

Ms. Bailey
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Echo • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Other Words for Home • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School (1)) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
The Silver Eyes (Five Nights at Freddy's Graphic Novel #1) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Coraline: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Monday's Not Coming • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Miracle on 49th Street • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Gathering Blue (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Size of the Truth (Sam Abernathy Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Guest: A Changeling Tale • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The First Rule of Punk • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Travel Team • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat (Emmy and the Rat) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
After Tupac and D Foster • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
After Tupac and D Foster • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
The Edge (A Peak Marcello Adventure) • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Space Case (Moon Base Alpha) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Pigman • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Counting by 7s • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Black Panther The Young Prince • Amazon Business $6.25 1 $6.25
Pax • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Ghosts • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Book 1) (Artemis Fowl (1)) • Amazon Business $5.26 1 $5.26

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