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Ms. Rudich from Redondo Beach CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Books for Diverse Readers

My students need a wider variety of books to keep them engaged in reading.

  • $332 goal

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My Students

In this fast-paced world, where screens take up much of our mental space, it is BOOKS that truly free our minds. There is no greater freedom than reading something that both interests you and demands that you THINK. It is my hope to continue to provide a wide variety of literature to my sixth grade students.

"I think reading is part of the birthright of the human being." - Levar Burton.

Please help me provide my students with access to a wider variety of texts to choose from. My hope is to add more diversity to my budding classroom library. Diversity in authors, diversity in characters, and diversity in subject matter, including memoirs and biographies. In addition, I would love to offer a few complete book series, so that my students may fully immerse themselves in a story line.

My Project

The books I have chosen to welcome into my classroom library offer a more diverse perspective on the human experience. I want to continue to encourage my students to look beyond themselves and immerse themselves in both the struggle and perseverance of others. In addition, I believe that readers should be able to see themselves in the texts they are reading.

Offering a print-rich classroom with high interest books that students can relate to is critical in this time of highly distracting technology.

I look forward to further building my classroom library so that students have a wide selection of books to choose from.

Ms. Rudich
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $26.93 1 $26.93
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • Amazon Business $11.65 2 $23.30
The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (the Hobbit/the Fellowship of the Ring/the Two Towers/the • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Ready Player One: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.59 2 $19.18
Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line • Amazon Business $7.40 2 $14.80
Amal Unbound • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Walk Two Moons • Amazon Business $5.94 2 $11.88
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.38 1 $11.38
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Eon • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Towers Falling • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer's Best • Amazon Business $6.18 1 $6.18

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