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Mrs. Redd from Gulfport MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Escape with a Good Book!

My students need books filled with high-interest topics so they can find a book to fall in love with!

  • $513 goal

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My Students

Our school is a Title I public school in Gulfport, MS that serves students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

As an English teacher, I have a passion for reading and believe that it is crucial to foster a love for reading and learning in the classroom.

My students need exposure to a variety of books of different genres to broaden their interest in reading. My students will have full access to these books from our own classroom library and will be able to "check them out," take them home, or even read them in class.

My Project

My classroom library is a place that my students truly enjoy. Your generous donation to our project will improve our sixth grade classroom by building stronger readers. These books will change our students' lives for the better because they will have exposure to different genres, authors, and writing styles. They will be able to immerse themselves in these books and improve their reading interest and skills.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Mrs. Redd
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Theodore Boone Box Set (Kid Lawyer / The Abduction / The Accused / The Activist) • Amazon Business $22.37 1 $22.37
The Terrible Two • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.57 1 $14.57
The Ellie McDoodle Diaries: Ellie for President • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
Things That Surprise You • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Things They Carried • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
The Ellie McDoodle Diaries: The Show Must Go On • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Terrible Two Go Wild (The Terrible Two) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Odds of Getting Even (Mo & Dale Mysteries) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
The Ellie McDoodle Diaries: New Kid in School • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
Pennyroyal Academy • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47
Goodbye Stranger • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale Mysteries) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Mo & Dale Mysteries) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The School for Good and Evil • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied (My Life Is a Zoo) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Cheesie Mack Is Running like Crazy! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
QB 1 • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Hunger Games • AKJ Education $7.54 1 $7.54
Among The Hidden • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Lord of the Flies • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Maze Runner (Book One) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
Cheesie Mack Is Cool in a Duel • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Speak • AKJ Education $6.88 1 $6.88
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Skin I'm In • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Lost Boy • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
The Hobbit • AKJ Education $6.13 1 $6.13
The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Tapper Twins Run for President • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Walk Two Moons • AKJ Education $5.93 1 $5.93
The City of Ember The First Book of Ember • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Island of the Blue Dolphins • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Phantom Tollbooth • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tuck Everlasting • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Terrible Two Get Worse • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Freak the Mighty • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Cheesie Mack Is Not a Genius or Anything • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Chains: Seeds of America • AKJ Education $4.98 1 $4.98
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $4.81 1 $4.81
The School for Good and Evil #2: A World without Princes • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York • Amazon Business $4.58 1 $4.58
The School for Good and Evil #3: The Last Ever After • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39
Shattered • AKJ Education $0.50 1 $0.50

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