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Ms. L. from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

ELL Classroom Library Expansion

Help me give my students new chapter books for our ELL classroom library!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all high school language learners focusing on English language skills in my classroom. Many of my students are refugees and recent immigrants adjusting to life and schooling in The United States. Students are motivated to succeed and value the diversity in our school.

I teach students throughout the day from over 20 different home countries.

The mix of different languages and cultures provides a unique learning environment for students to explore cultural identity and the transition into American schools.

Our neighborhood school is devoted to making all students feel welcome. When asked, students agree that the diverse environment is what they value most in our school.

My Project

Students began reading books in English independently last school year and the language growth has been incredible! Students who had previously read 1-2 books in English were able to read 20 or more in one school year thanks to generous donations from DonorsChoose.org givers. Students are running out of books to read in our library so I have chosen books for this project that are at their reading level but of high interest for high school students.

This project will help students continue reading independently and develop their language skills.

We will continue to grow our library so we always have something new to read!

Ms. L.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bugged (Science Fiction) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Up Rattler Mountain (Adventure) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Flashback (Science Fiction) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
An Eye for an Eye (Spy) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Terrible Orchid Sky (Adventure) (Pageturners) (Pageturners Adventures) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Roses Red As Blood (Suspense) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Girl Who Had Everything (Suspense) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Case of the Watery Grave (Detective) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Boneyard (Suspense) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
When Sleeping Dogs Awaken (Mystery) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Planet Doom (Adventure) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.82 1 $8.82
Rihanna • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Beyonce • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Who Has Seen the Beast? (Adventure) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Once • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Time Thief • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Wormholes • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Off the Rim • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Death Wind • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
I.D. • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Rise of the Zombie Scarecrows • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Mirror Image • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Out of Season • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Topspin • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Cloning • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Rodeo Princess • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Case of the Cursed Chalet (Detective) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $6.54 1 $6.54
Joyride • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Earthquakes (Disasters) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Volcanoes (Disasters) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Stowed Away (Astonishing Headlines) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Deadly Storms (Disasters) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Chopped! • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Space Disasters (Disasters) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Scout • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Fight • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Eject • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Goodbye • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Stranded at Sea (Astonishing Headlines) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Missing (Astonishing Headlines) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Fire Disasters (Disasters) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Kidnapped (Astonishing Headlines) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Captured (Astonishing Headlines) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Tuesday Raven (Spy) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
Escape from Earth (Science Fiction) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Ungifted • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
One Came Home • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Return to Sender • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Navigating Early • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Case of the Missing Moonstone • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
An Elephant in the Garden • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Goodbye Stranger • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
No Easy Race • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Right Kind of Win • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Hit Just Right • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Down and Out • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Taking Control • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
A Second Shot • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Back-Up Quarterback • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Wings • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Fighting the Legend • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Score • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Hunter (Mystery) (Pageturners) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Waiting for Normal • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Experiment • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Odds Are Yes [2] • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Right Kind of Win • AKJ Education $3.00 1 $3.00

Materials cost

$469.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.32

Total project goal

$595.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.49

3 Donors

-$591.08

Donations toward project cost

-$506.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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