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Ms. Elrod from Central SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Don't Stop Reading!

My students need a wide variety of books to peak their interest!

  • $350 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Do you have a copy of....?" It makes me so happy to hear my students asking for new books to read and sharing their experiences through reading. Witnessing their joy for reading is thrilling as an English teacher. Our school is rich with diverse students who appreciate a culture of learning. I teach a wide variety of academic levels; tech prep to honors with students on every level.

My classroom is a place of challenge and discovery.

Along with reading the classics, students need the opportunity to choose independent reading selections. My students are excited to learn new things and expand their capacity for critical thinking. They take pride in learning about the world around them and experiencing life.

My Project

A rich and diverse classroom library will provide opportunities for my students to get lost in reading. In order to enjoy reading students need more choices, more challenges, and access to books. I want my classroom to be a place discovery and engagement. I teach a wide variety of students, and I really want to add variety to my classroom library.

Creating a rich classroom library will create lifelong readers.

My students will benefit from a classroom library that has books for every reader. Finding a love for books can be as easy as finding the right book, so I want to provide access for my students to a wide variety of texts. I believe that all people love a great story, and this project could help my students find their favorite.

Ms. Elrod
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
When Dimple Met Rishi • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Upside of Unrequited • Amazon Business $11.46 1 $11.46
The Sun Is Also a Star (Yoon, Nicola) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Allegedly • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
The Serpent King • Amazon Business $10.86 1 $10.86
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans (Ala Notable Children's Books. Older Readers) • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
American Street • Amazon Business $10.58 1 $10.58
Goodbye Days • Amazon Business $10.58 1 $10.58
Piper Perish • Amazon Business $10.22 1 $10.22
Shallow Graves • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
Bone Gap • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Edge of Nowhere • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Specials (Uglies) • Amazon Business $7.92 1 $7.92
Extras (Uglies) • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Side Effects May Vary • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
The Edge of the Shadows (The Edge of Nowhere) • Amazon Business $7.46 1 $7.46
Tears of a Tiger • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Forged by Fire • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Darkness Before Dawn • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives • Amazon Business $7.07 1 $7.07
Dumplin' • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
The Unexpected Everything • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47
We Should All Be Feminists • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Thirteen Reasons Why • Amazon Business $5.43 1 $5.43
The Summer I Turned Pretty • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77
Copper Sun • Amazon Business $4.43 1 $4.43
We'll Always Have Summer (The Summer I Turned Pretty) • Amazon Business $4.43 1 $4.43
It's Not Summer Without You • Amazon Business $4.23 1 $4.23
The Edge of the Water (The Edge of Nowhere) • Amazon Business $3.92 1 $3.92

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