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Ms. Reamer from Alexandria VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe: Learning to Make Good Choices

Help me give my students books that focus on characters making a seemingly impossible choice.

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all learning English as a second, third, or fourth language. Our population hails from numerous countries, speaks more than a dozen first languages and experiences every walk of life. In spite of their differences, these learners share a desire to gain literacy, grow academically, and graduate from high school.

My students look around our classroom and see a reflection of the world.

Like most adolescents, they are constantly looking at screens. They lack the focus and stamina that can only be harnessed through independent reading. Thus, I am trying to build a classroom library offering books that are relevant and relatable to my teenage students in whom I hope to develop a love of reading.

My Project

The requested books in this project will provide choice mentors via the main characters. The books will be used in countless book projects as we continue to develop a culture of reading in our English classroom.

The books selected for this project all focus on a single character having to make a seemingly impossible choice.

Examples include "Nine Doors", Tunnel Vision", and "He Forgot to Say Goodbye".

By increasing the reading interest through student choice, we empower students to improve their reading abilities. This skill will serve them for the rest of their lives and improve their communities through a more educated and creative young adult population. These kids are the future of our community and country. Let's give them the best foundation possible!

Ms. Reamer
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tunnel Vision • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
The Dust Lands Trilogy Blood Red Road; Rebel Heart; Raging Star • AKJ Education $22.62 1 $22.62
He Forgot to Say Goodbye • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Salt to the Sea • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Dangerous Art of Blending In • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Annexed • AKJ Education $12.41 1 $12.41
Miles from Ordinary A Novel • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Out of The Easy • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Between Shades of Gray • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
My Family for the War • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Kindness for Weakness • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
That Dog Won't Hunt • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Nine Doors • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Heist • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80

Materials cost

$181.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.81

Total project goal

$252.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.05

7 Donors

-$229.24

Donations toward project cost

-$214.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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