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Ms. Munoz from Yuma AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gift of Reading

Help me give my students access to books to enjoy the gift of reading.

  • $1,191 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are motivated to learn new things. They are kids that do not have access to many resources at home. Many students come from a single parent home, and we have a high migrant population. Our school is a Title I school with one hundred percent receiving free or reduced-price lunch.

Many students seek a safe place where they feel safe and motivated, and school is that place for the majority of them.

Students look forward to being in school each and every day.

My Project

My students are in need of a diverse selection of books. My students are second language learners, and the class set will give the opportunity for students to improve and practice their second language. For many, English is not spoken at home and they are not likely to have reading materials in English.

There are many students with different preferences and backgrounds.

This classroom library will give students the opportunity to find the books they will fall in love with. Reading is emphasized in my classroom because it allows for students to understand the outside world and different perspectives. Reading also allows them to escape from their routine.

Ms. Munoz
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 140 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $11.65 30 $349.50
Echo • AKJ Education $14.59 2 $29.18
All the Bright Places • AKJ Education $13.86 2 $27.72
The Sun Is Also a Star • AKJ Education $13.86 2 $27.72
I Lived on Butterfly Hill • AKJ Education $13.86 2 $27.72
Hidden Figures • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
Tell Me Something Real • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
The Only Road • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
Amal Unbound • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
The Collectors • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
As Brave As You • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
Lucky Broken Girl • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
One Shot at Forever • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
They Call Me Güero • AKJ Education $9.45 2 $18.90
Everything, Everything • AKJ Education $8.02 2 $16.04
Stolen • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
Dreamers • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
When We Collided • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Wonderful Things You Will Be A Growing-Up Poem • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Remember Balloons • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Smell of Other People's Houses • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Maybe Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Love • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Lucky Broken Girl • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The First Rule of Punk • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Crossover • AKJ Education $6.29 2 $12.58
Rules • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Stargirl • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Fourteenth Goldfish • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18
The Color of My Words • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20

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