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Mrs. Nealy from Central SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring Our World Through Book Clubs

My students need relevant and important books to explore our ever-changing society.

  • $647 goal

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My Students

My school is very diverse with many students from different backgrounds and academic levels. While some of my students come from homes where school achievement is pushed, many of my students come from low-income homes where reading and school are low on the priority list. However, once students cross the building doors in the morning, all students are held to a high level of expectations for achievement. Students enter as equals and adopt the belief that they can succeed.

My students are problem-solvers, world-changers, and hard-workers with hearts for making the future better.

My Project

My students need relevant, important, and engaging books to open up a dialogue about our ever-changing society. My students see the news and social media posts about what is going on, but they haven't been given the chance to really explore what is going on. Using these important titles for book clubs will give my students the chance to build their knowledge, explore different perspectives, and begin to understand how and why our society is changing.

My students want to be informed and involved in the world around them.

Book clubs will give my students the chance to build their voices and broaden their perspectives. Book clubs will also give my students the opportunity to connect with each other through meaningful conversations while exploring current issues.

Mrs. Nealy
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $12.59 5 $62.95
The Glass Castle: A Memoir • Amazon Business $9.79 6 $58.74
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.59 4 $50.36
All American Boys • Amazon Business $6.98 6 $41.88
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • Amazon Business $12.00 3 $36.00
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.39 3 $34.17
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 6 $32.94
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • Amazon Business $9.48 3 $28.44
The Serpent King • Amazon Business $9.16 3 $27.48
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
Goodbye Days • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier • Amazon Business $4.58 5 $22.90
Allegedly • Amazon Business $9.40 2 $18.80
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59

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