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Mrs. Hartsell from Knoxville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Book a Reader

My students need engaging books they can read successfully and independently.

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high school is made up of approximately 1,250 students. During the 2014-2015 school year, 12% of our students had disabilities. This percentage has not decreased over the past two years. In fact, the number of students with severe disabilities has grown enough to require a new faculty member.

While many of our students are successful, we do have a significant portion of our school population who are currently reading below grade level, including those students diagnosed with learning disabilities.

Some of these students are my most faithful library visitors. They are truly excited to come to the library to check out new books to read. Yet, they are forced to leave with books each week that they cannot read independently.

My Project

Many of us do not remember the feeling of learning to read. It can be a challenging and disheartening experience. Many of our students with lower reading levels still face such challenges when they are forced to struggle through reading books far above their ability or check out books written for much younger children.

Every student deserves access to books and educational materials that meet their individual needs.

The books that I have requested are specifically written at a lower reading level, but the content is appealing to young adult readers. By providing students with engaging materials that they can read independently, their confidence will grow and reading will become more enjoyable.

Mrs. Hartsell
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 999 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Viking: The Story of a Raider • AKJ Education $14.31 1 $14.31
Over The Top • AKJ Education $13.43 1 $13.43
Eject • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Friends? • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Runaway • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Gladiator • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
A Dream of America • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Dumped • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Grind • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Over the Top • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Pirate • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Resistance Fighter • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Samurai • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Scout • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Tail Gunner • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Vietnam • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Fight • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Goodbye • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Goal • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Mirror • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Holocaust • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53

Materials cost

$151.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.49

Total project goal

$216.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.58

1 Donor

-$216.58

Donations toward project cost

-$184.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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