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Mrs. Kohagen from Saint Charles MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Excellent Books for Our Classroom Library!

My students need excellent literature to encourage their love of reading!

  • $619 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are at risk and many come from low income families. Despite their socioeconomic status, my students work hard in my class and in school. They are eager to learn and deserve the best literature available! My students often come to me and ask for specific books, wanting me to order them as their parents won’t purchase the books for them. It breaks my heart when students want to read but can’t get the books they are looking for. All students deserve excellent literature, and an adult who wants the books in their hands!

My Project

My students need good books to read! Many don't have access to great books, and we know they need great books to encourage their love of reading!

We all know that readers are more successful in school and in life, and I want to do all I can to create lifelong readers!

All of the students in our school come and borrow books from my library. They know that I am a reader and that I want them to be readers too! I work hard to have the latest in good literature available for them. I have even had students who have graduated come back and borrow books from our classroom library!

Mrs. Kohagen
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Ultimate Unwind Collection: Unwind; UnWholly; UnSouled; UnDivided; UnBound (Unwind Dystology) • Amazon Business $39.93 1 $39.93
The Complete Summer I Turned Pretty Trilogy: The Summer I Turned Pretty; It's Not Summer Without You; We'll Always Have Summer • Amazon Business $21.83 1 $21.83
The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals • Amazon Business $18.60 1 $18.60
The Boyfriend Agreement (A St. Mary's Academy Novel) • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
The Sun Is Also a Star (Yoon, Nicola) • Amazon Business $14.33 1 $14.33
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Refugee • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Goliath (Leviathan) (The Leviathan Trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Quarantine #2: The Saints • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Quarantine #1: The Loners • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Perfect • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
Gone Girl • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Beautiful Darkness (Beautiful Creatures) • Amazon Business $9.41 1 $9.41
Girl in Pieces • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Dark Places • Amazon Business $9.16 1 $9.16
Impulse • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Burned • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
Sharp Objects • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Behemoth (The Leviathan Trilogy) • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
All the Missing Girls: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Lovely Bones • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Warcross • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
All the Bright Places • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
Beautiful Chaos (Beautiful Creatures) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
An Abundance of Katherines • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tell Me Three Things • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Scythe (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Bruiser • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Looking for Alaska • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
Smoke • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14
Challenger Deep • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Full Tilt • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Paper Towns • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue (True Storm Rescues) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Giant (Quarantine) • Amazon Business $5.16 1 $5.16
Flags of Our Fathers: A Young People's Edition • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75
Leviathan (The Leviathan Trilogy) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Since You've Been Gone • Amazon Business $4.07 1 $4.07

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