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Ms. Reed from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

For The Love Of Books

Help me give my students a variety of books for their diverse interests and needs.

  • $820 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a middle/high school in the urban area of Maryland. We focus on educating our students to become great leaders and citizens. Students are celebrated for exhibiting our school's core values: integrity, scholarship, citizenship, perseverance, and sustainability. My students learn best through real-world applications, hands-on activities, and authentic experiences. I teach students with diverse abilities, interests, and backgrounds. My students are in various grade levels, but they all thrive when they get to "do" science!

For the 2020-2021 school year, I am teaching AP Seminar, Introduction to Scientific Research, and Introduction to Research Methods.

STEM/STEAM hands-on activities, cross-curricular projects, and laboratory investigations help my students to learn and apply concepts.

Having experiences dealing with research in high school will better prepare them for their future college and career choices. AP Seminar gives them an opportunity to explore themes, develop and refine their reading and writing skills, earn college credit, and so much more. I am so excited to be teaching these courses.

My Project

This project offers my students a variety of books. Some books will help to support their writing, critical thinking, and debate skills, such as Everyday Debate & Discussion and The Art of Argument. Some books are books that my students have requested, like The Inheritance Trilogy and Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements. Others meet their need to see themselves in books.

For the love of books, help me add to our classroom library!

I have worked to create a classroom library that is diverse, inclusive, and relevant to my students' interests and needs. As interests and needs change, my classroom library needs to reflect that. By supporting this project, you will be helping my students explore important topics such as social justice, develop their writing, debate, and critical thinking skills, and read books with diverse characters.

Ms. Reed
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Research Methods in Practice: Strategies for Description and Causation • Amazon Business $97.00 1 $97.00
5 Books in the Riftwar Cycle: The Empire Trilogy & Krondor's Sons (Set Includes: Daughter of the Empire, Servant of the Empire, Mistress of the Empire, Prince of Blood and The King's Buccaneer) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Raymond Feist • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
The 100 Complete Boxed Set • Amazon Business $39.60 1 $39.60
Research Methods: A Practical Guide For Students And Researchers • Amazon Business $38.00 1 $38.00
A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking • Amazon Business $32.00 1 $32.00
Everyday Debate & Discussion, Teacher's Edition • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Everyday Debate & Discussion • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
The Art of Argument, Teacher's Edition • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The Art of Argument • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
The Inheritance Trilogy • Amazon Business $23.49 1 $23.49
Supernova (Light Years) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
A Song Below Water: A Novel • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Legendborn • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
If They Can Argue Well, They Can Write Well: Using Classroom Debate to Help Students Think Critically, Research and Evaluate Internet Sources, and Write and Speak Argumentatively • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Jimmy & The Crawler Novella Ed • Amazon Business $14.34 1 $14.34
Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Light Years (LIGHT YEARS (1)) • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
MEM • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Akata Warrior • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Akata Witch • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Ravens • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Cinderella Is Dead • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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