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Mrs. Burlick from Rockaway NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Books!

My students need high interest books that they can access that will rejuvenate their love of reading and improve their skills.

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students range from 9-12th graders who are struggling readers due to a multitude of reasons. Many come into high school not having a love of reading because of failed experiences and lack of engagement. We want to build a classroom library that fosters a love of reading and inspires students to make independent reading choices in order to spark their interest.

We would like to find books that are of high interest at a variety of reading levels.

We know that when our students walk in and see all of these differentiated texts, they will know that their teachers are invested in their lifelong education.

My Project

Our students don't always connect with the classic literature in our curriculum; however, when they pick up a book like Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, we know that they will relate to a teenager trying to navigate the everyday struggles of high school. We also know that whole class instruction is not beneficial for every student. The books in our order will be individualized for each student here.

Our students will connect to the characters in these modern, high-interest novels and see the true benefits of becoming well-read when they participate in both independent reading and book club settings.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.57 4 $58.28
Water for Elephants • AKJ Education $13.46 4 $53.84
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks • AKJ Education $11.68 4 $46.72
The Secret Life of Bees • AKJ Education $11.68 4 $46.72
Life of Pi A Novel • AKJ Education $11.64 4 $46.56
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower • AKJ Education $10.94 4 $43.76
The Book Thief • AKJ Education $10.74 4 $42.96
The House of the Scorpion • AKJ Education $8.75 4 $35.00
Monster • AKJ Education $8.02 4 $32.08
13 Reasons Why • AKJ Education $8.02 4 $32.08
Speak • AKJ Education $7.13 4 $28.52

Materials cost

$466.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.86

Total project goal

$592.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.38

3 Donors

-$592.38

Donations toward project cost

-$503.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.86

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$0.00

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