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Mrs. Scott from Greenfield IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Discovering Life Through Novels

Help me give my students novels that will spark their interest and help them discover worlds beyond their imagination.

  • $737 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Dr. Seuss said, "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Help my kids discover the love of reading!

My students are creative, positive, motivated, and interested in the fictional world books take them to.

Many of my students rely on my classroom library and my recommendations to check out high-interest books. Students are always asking me if I have the "hot new books" in my classroom library. I definitely need to keep up with the ever-changing world of young adult fiction and nonfiction. I want to create a buzz about books and an excitement for reading in my classroom. If I can get them a novel they love, and they take the time to read it, then I have accomplished my goal.

My Project

Today's students want to read about all different kinds of things. They want to read about traveling into the unknown, graphic novels, real-life stories, realistic fiction, and many other subjects. I want to be able to give my kids what they need in order to spark their love of reading. Sometimes it isn't feasible for my kids to take the time to go to our school library for books, so if I have novels in my classroom library for them to check out, all the better.

Louis L'Amour said, “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.” I want my kids to enjoy reading and by having these novels, they will get that opportunity.

Mrs. Scott
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Maze Runner Series Complete Collection Boxed Set (5-Book) • Amazon Business $42.95 1 $42.95
Divergent Series Four-Book Paperback Box Set: Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four • Amazon Business $31.23 1 $31.23
Anna & the French Kiss Stephanie Perkins 3 Books Collection Pack Set (Isla and the Happily Ever After, Lola and the Boy Next Door, Anna and the French Kiss) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
The Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay • Amazon Business $25.65 1 $25.65
The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising • Amazon Business $23.45 1 $23.45
Jason Reynolds's Track Series Paperback Collection: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $21.49 1 $21.49
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) • Amazon Business $16.79 1 $16.79
Code of Honor • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $15.38 1 $15.38
Prisoner B-3087 • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
How It Went Down • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Poet X • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The 57 Bus • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $13.09 1 $13.09
Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $11.53 1 $11.53
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Monument 14: Savage Drift (Monument 14 Series) • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Claudette Colvin • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
The House of the Scorpion • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Grenade • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • AKJ Education $9.12 1 $9.12
Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Children of the Dust Bowl • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Paper Towns • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Brown Girl Dreaming • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Whirligig • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Life As We Knew It • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $7.17 1 $7.17
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $6.98 1 $6.98
The Book Thief • AKJ Education $6.94 1 $6.94
Stargirl • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Crash • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Sunny • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Posted • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
When You Reach Me • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
A Long Walk to Water • AKJ Education $5.28 1 $5.28

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