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  • $562 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Seekins
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Engaging Reluctant Readers

My students need a high interest classroom library that will motivate them to read.

My Students

My students are extremely lively, inquisitive, and kind. They never fail to put a smile on my face as we start school each morning.

They are happy to be at school, ready to learn, and deserve more than our district can provide right now.

We are a Title I school in a large, urban district, which means that the vast majority of our students are socioeconomically challenged. Rather than hindering my students, however, it just seems to encourage my students to make the most of their educations.

My Project

Unfortunately, our school no longer has a librarian or a functioning library. I want my students to have access to highly engaging books that will pique their curiosity and help them to improve their reading skills.

Having a classroom library that is full of high interest stories will motivate even my most reluctant readers.

When I get new books, my students get excited to read! Students will peruse the book shelves and discuss with other students which books they should read. They'll sit together reading, forming impromptu book clubs. They will also check out books from the class to take home if interesting books are available. It's the best to see students develop an interest in reading.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls • AKJ Education $31.50 1 $31.50
I Am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • AKJ Education $15.28 2 $30.56
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $20.39 1 $20.39
Double Down • AKJ Education $10.06 2 $20.12
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them : The Original Screenplay • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
The Hidden Oracle • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Flush • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Maze Runner (Book One) • AKJ Education $6.48 2 $12.96
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The 5th Wave • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Everything, Everything Movie Tie-in Edition • Amazon Business $12.01 1 $12.01
AN Inconvenient Truth The Crisis of Global Warming • AKJ Education $11.68 1 $11.68
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.20 1 $11.20
Queen of Shadows: Throne of Glass 4 • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73
A Bad Case of Stripes • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Throne of Glass • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Wonder • AKJ Education $8.79 1 $8.79
The Book Thief • AKJ Education $8.44 1 $8.44
El Deafo • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • AKJ Education $7.14 1 $7.14
The Skin I'm In • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Speak • AKJ Education $6.50 1 $6.50
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Rules • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Call It Courage • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Earthquake Terror • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Poppy • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $4.14 1 $4.14

Materials cost

$404.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$477.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.23

Total project goal

$561.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$561.56

4 Donors

-$278.58

Donations toward project cost

-$240.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.04

match offer

-$278.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$236.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Sergey Brin Family Foundation and 4 other donors.

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