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Ms. Wenzl from Newcastle WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Falling in Love with Reading!

My students need new books to help them jump start their reading lives in middle school as they find new favorite books and authors to read.

  • $587 goal

This project expired on November 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Sixth grade is an exciting year where students from many different elementary schools come together to learn, find new friends, and discover new favorite novels! We work hard to have our students work together as a community of learners to help each other grow as readers, writers, and thinkers. My classroom is about students forming strong relationships with each other to help each other achieve more and become lifelong readers. Every year my students come into class asking, "Are we going to read today?" or "I finished my book! I need another one!"

My Project

These new books will help my students fall in love with reading this fall. Our classroom library needs a refresh of new authors and books that students want to read! By adding new books students want to read, students will be more excited to read in their books as we work to build not only our skills as readers and writers but to help us develop a lifelong love of reading. Each of the novels and authors in this project have been carefully selected to help create a buzz about books in our classroom!

With these new books, my students will be able to grow as readers because they will have access to high interest books and authors available to them in the classroom!

The best way to help students increase their ability and confidence in reading is to have books and series they want to read right in the classroom! Each year, classes bond over new stories and authors. Your support will help students discover new favorite titles and authors to help them grow as learners, thinkers, and readers.

Ms. Wenzl
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Spy School Collection • AKJ Education $17.51 1 $17.51
The Bronze Key (Magisterium, Book 3) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Panda-monium • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Sticks & Stones • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Miles Morales: Spider-Man • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Posted • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wishtree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Bubbles • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Wild Robot • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Supergifted • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Hello, Universe • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Spirit Hunters • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The First Rule of Punk • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Ethan I Was Before • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Pax • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Fuzzy • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Last Kids on Earth • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
A New Class (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #4) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Return of the Padawan (Book 2) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Jedi Academy • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Phantom Bully (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #3) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Awkward • AKJ Education $8.03 1 $8.03
Brave • AKJ Education $8.03 1 $8.03
Evil Spy School • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Belly Up • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Wolf Hollow • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Thing About Jellyfish • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Poached • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Big Game • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Dragonwatch • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Spaced Out • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Mary Downing Hahn's Haunting Tales • AKJ Education $6.30 1 $6.30
Space Case • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Copper Gauntlet (Magisterium, Book 2) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ungifted • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Iron Trial (Magisterium, Book 1) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Restart • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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