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Mrs. Mueller from Rapid City SD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Reading V

Help me give my students books that may inspire a life-long love of reading!

  • $631 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are everyday teenagers from all walks of life with a wide range of ability levels from freshmen reading at 3rd grade levels to Advanced Placement seniors preparing for college.

The less proficient readers work hard but struggle to find books that will spur their desire to read.

While the middle and advanced students do not have the same struggles academically, they are all lively, unique teenagers who jump from book to book not always finding the one that will inspire them to become life long readers.

My Project

Some teenagers love to reading, but most believe they do not. They don't think there is a book out there that interest them. Each book selected is designed to connect with my students in some way. In addition to new titles, I have included titles that have been favorites of past students. These titles, "The Hate U Give" and "Milk and Honey" for example, fly off the shelf and often have a waiting list. To give more students an opportunity to read and talk about these books, I am requesting additional copies.

It is my hope that the variety of options I continue to offer will ignite a passion for reading!

Mrs. Mueller
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Darkest Minds Series Boxed Set [4-Book Paperback Boxed Set] (A Darkest Minds Novel) • Amazon Business $30.84 1 $30.84
Angie Thomas 2-Book Box Set: The Hate U Give and On the Come Up • Amazon Business $26.20 1 $26.20
Educated: A Memoir • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
I'm With Stupid (Felton Reinstein trilogy) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Call Me Tuesday • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Then There Was You • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Spilled Milk: Based on a true story • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
The Sun and Her Flowers • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Black Chalk • Amazon Business $12.64 1 $12.64
SHOUT • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Game Plan for Life: Your Personal Playbook for Success • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
Sold on a Monday: A Novel • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Beyond: A Ghost Story • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Miller's Valley: A Novel • Amazon Business $11.38 1 $11.38
Two Can Keep a Secret • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Poet X [Paperback] [Apr 01, 2018] Elizabeth Acevedo (author) • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
After the Shot Drops • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Game Changer • Amazon Business $10.37 1 $10.37
Running with Scissors: A Memoir • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Survive the Night • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Lifeboat 12 • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Girl Unbroken: A Sister's Harrowing Story of Survival from the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Stupid Fast (Felton Reinstein trilogy) • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Milk and Honey • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Nothing Special (Felton Reinstein trilogy) • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Fallen • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Where She Went • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
That Was Then, This Is Now • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Cellar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The First Part Last • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
The Way You Make Me Feel • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
This Was Never About Basketball • Amazon Business $7.35 1 $7.35
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Saturday Night Dirt: A MOTOR Novel (Motor Novels) • Amazon Business $6.33 1 $6.33
We Were Liars • Amazon Business $6.01 1 $6.01
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.80 1 $5.80
The Impossible Knife of Memory • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Never Always Sometimes: A coming-of-age novel (Harlequin Teen) • Amazon Business $4.16 1 $4.16
Extraordinary Means • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77

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