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Mrs. Rossi from Danville CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exciting Titles for Reengaging Readers

Help me give my students some newish titles across a variety of topics.

  • 3 donors
  • $296 goal

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My Students

My English students are excited to be back in school this year, but it is apparent that many let their reading skills lag a little bit over our pandemic year. The majority of my students stayed remote throughout the 20-21 school year, and have not been in a classroom since their 9th grade year. My goal this year is to reintroduce them to a classroom environment, and spark the desire for learning again.

A current, well-stocked classroom library enables me to encourage reading and offer options right inside my classroom.

My students utilize my library constantly, and it provides an easy way for me to talk about reading and titles with them.

My students are a little anxious about what this school year will bring. By introducing them to a good book and reminding them of all they are capable of, they will learn well.

My Project

These materials will make a difference by offering choice to students. In selecting a variety of books on various topics, students are likely to find something that interests them.

These new titles will offer some further reading options for students.

The nonfiction titles are significant, as many students have not read much nonfiction. I am looking to provide an entry into the world of nonfiction reading through these books. Many students don't yet realize how fun it is to read about the natural world and real events in the compelling way these books present their stories.

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
All American Boys • Amazon Business $5.07 8 $40.56
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Nerve: Adventures in the Science of Fear • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker: A Novel • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York City's Most Infamous Crimes • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, 1) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women (Bestselling Historical Nonfiction Gift for Men and Women) • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
The Road • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Mothers: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.31 1 $8.31

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