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Mr. Nowak from Gaylord MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun Fantasy for Fueling Reading

Help me give my students some fun fantasy fiction to read this winter to help encourage them to be lifelong readers!

  • $187 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a high-poverty school district. My biggest challenge this year is supporting their social and emotional needs along with the required curriculum.

Along with our struggle with poverty, our students are now spaced three feet apart and kept from many of the social activities needed to build community within the classroom.

Despite those struggles, my students come to school excited to learn in my classroom. My goal is to help support them and broaden their horizons as much as I can to help them become successful citizens in our community and beyond.

My Project

Sixth grade is all about students discovering that they are great readers and that reading can really be fun! In order to captivate my students and draw them into the world of literature, it is so important that I have the newest and most exciting children's literature. It can be so frustrating for students to get excited about a book and not have access to it. Therefore, we are requesting books that will spark interest and excitement among my students. Even if we have to switch to virtual teaching, these books will be available for them to borrow and bring home!

Many times, libraries have extraordinarily long hold lists for the newest and most popular titles.

By creating a desirable classroom library that attracts and excites my students, I can show them how exciting and amazing the world of reading can be!

Mr. Nowak
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 48 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
9 Books: Sisters Grimm Set - Fairy Tale Detectives, Unusual Suspect, Problem Child, Once Upon A, Magic & Other Misdemeanors, Tales of the Hood, Everafter War, Inside Story, Council of Mirrors • Amazon Business $79.97 1 $79.97
Michael Vey Complete Collection Books 1-7: Michael Vey; Michael Vey 2; Michael Vey 3; Michael Vey 4; Michael Vey 5; Michael Vey 6; Michael Vey 7 • Amazon Business $46.87 1 $46.87

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