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Mrs. Gray from Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Leaders Through Literacy

Help me give my students books that will offer them a window to the world of literacy through engaging and exemplary literature such as A Long Walk to Water and The House on Mango Street.

  • $951 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of diverse backgrounds. The are hardworking and every day I emphasize to them that hard work pays off, and learning is essential to success. My students love to utilize technology in innovative and creative ways even though we are lack access to it. The majority of our students are on the free or reduced food plan and often lack basic supplies needed for learning. I give my heart to my students every day and I tell them every day they are so very capable of success.

My Project

Reading books is essential to developing all students learning potential. It's important that students have choice in selecting books that reflect perseverance, grit, and hope. Students today will be the leaders of tomorrow. That's why it's important for our students to have access to great literature such as Diary of Anne Frank and The Tempest that promote character and leadership development.

Books offer students the chance to understand how to reach their greatest potential.

The books selected for this project will help my students understand that success is within their reach through reading great literature. Literacy and reading are windows to the world of success.

Mrs. Gray
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The House on Mango Street • AKJ Education $8.37 35 $292.95
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.59 35 $195.65
The Diary of a Young Girl • AKJ Education $4.89 30 $146.70
The Tempest • AKJ Education $4.37 30 $131.10

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