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Ms. Wallace from West Orange NJ is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Them What They Want: BOOKS

Help me give my students books, books and more books! These books were selected by the students, with no input from me. This is what they asked for, and when students ask for books, we get them!

  • $399 goal

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Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

I love that the makeup of our student population is diverse. The student body is diverse in gender, race, socio-economic status, academic ability, and interests. Teaching such a diverse population of students has challenged me to be a better educator and a better person. I have been invited into their worlds- worlds that were once unfamiliar to me and I love it!

They have personal stories that could become the next YA anthology!

My students here are strong-willed, talented, focused, and ready to use their voices. This makes teaching them a joy. They know the power of their thoughts, their voices, and their lives.

My Project

Independent reading occurs daily in my room. Some teachers say they can't squeeze it in, but in my room, we try our best! Students are required to read every day at the start of our class period, and so it's best that I give them choices, and even better that I give them what they want.

Theses are titles that students have personally requested.

When students request books, that means they want to read, and that is a desire we want to fulfill! Each Friday, in my room, I share a chapter from a new book (First Chapter Fridays,) and it would be awesome to have debut books that students have recommended.

Ms. Wallace
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Divergent Series Four-Book Paperback Box Set: Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four • Amazon Business $28.83 1 $28.83
The Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay • Amazon Business $25.40 1 $25.40
The Maze Runner Series Complete Collection Boxed Set (5-Book) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Red Mars • Amazon Business $19.75 1 $19.75
Jojo's bizarre adventure parte 1:phantom blood 02 • Amazon Business $19.51 1 $19.51
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) • Amazon Business $8.45 2 $16.90
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $14.30 1 $14.30
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind • Amazon Business $13.54 1 $13.54
White Rose • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Mockingbird • Amazon Business $6.19 2 $12.38
The 100 • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
The Hiding Place • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
I'll Give You the Sun • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 3--Stardust Crusaders, Vol. 5 (5) • Amazon Business $8.36 1 $8.36
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Friendship List #2: 12 Before 13 • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle) • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Once (Once Series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Girl, Stolen • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Stormbreaker (Alex Rider) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
Cinder • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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