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Mrs. Murillo from Thermal CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

For the LOVE of Reading!

My students need books, books, and more books to read at home!

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing people who always try their best to do well in school. They are motivated individuals who face many adversities yet continue to strive in order to achieve the goals they have set for themselves. The majority of our student population is from a low socioeconomic background and many of their parents are field workers. Many of my students participate in community service, while the others through school clubs organize food and toy drives as well as fundraise to give back to the community. They are very deserving!

My Project

My students need more book options to engage in independent reading outside of classroom time. Every year I find myself encouraging them to read and constantly showing them books that I have in my classroom library. Because my students are constantly reading, the books get worn out and unfortunately that discourages students. I motivate them by introducing recently published books that are hot on the Young Adult reading lists during the year. They feel encouraged to read when they pick up a new story, a new book. Books are powerful tools to help them understand the world and develop their critical thinking skills.

Mrs. Murillo
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.32 3 $36.96
Orbiting Jupiter • Amazon Business $12.36 2 $24.72
Team Players (Home Team) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Among the Impostors • Amazon Business $15.24 1 $15.24
Can't Get There from Here • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
Fast Break • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Traffick • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
Lone Stars • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Rumble • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Among The Hidden • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Touchdown Kid • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Among the Betrayed (Shadow Children) • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56
True Legend • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98

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