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Mrs. Young from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Have a Seat and Read With Us!

Help me give my students 4 wobble stools for active learners and a refreshed collection of new literature.

  • $736 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As students at an arts-focused middle school, my students benefit from opportunities to dance, draw, act, and perform on a daily basis. We have focused as a school community on using our precious school funding to support those endeavors, but that leaves little for other materials.

My task as their Language Arts teacher is to teach these creative thinkers that reading and writing are also arts - ones that they will use on a daily basis, no matter where their lives will take them.

As students coming from all over the city, from a variety of neighborhoods, families, and backgrounds, they will take their skills and talents back to their immediate communities to improve life all over the city.

These creative, young minds need all the help they can get to express their thoughts in today's technological world.

My Project

This project has two very important parts! The first is a set of four stools that have rounded bottoms, allowing them to wobble and move while a student is sitting. Movement is so necessary for helping many students be able to focus and learn, and these stools allow them to do just that, while reading and writing.

The second part of this project is a refresher for our classroom library.

New, amazing YA and middle grade books come out all the time, and focus on the things our students are interested in reading about. Having these books available in the classroom gets kids excited about reading and removes any barriers to finding the next great read!

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learniture Active Learning Chair/ Stool, 18" H, Black, LNT-3046-18BK • Amazon Business $46.06 4 $184.24
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out • Amazon Business $17.26 1 $17.26
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning American History for Young People) • Amazon Business $17.06 1 $17.06
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories • Amazon Business $15.16 1 $15.16
The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air) • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
Rebel of the Sands • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
If I Was Your Girl • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
When Aidan Became a Brother • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
Restart • Amazon Business $13.61 1 $13.61
Game Changer • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Bridge Home • Amazon Business $13.11 1 $13.11
I'm Not Dying with You Tonight • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Somewhere Only We Know • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
For Black Girls Like Me • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
Going Down Home with Daddy • Amazon Business $12.11 1 $12.11
Hello Lighthouse • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices • Amazon Business $11.42 1 $11.42
The Haunted • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Nowhere Boy • Amazon Business $10.93 1 $10.93
My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories • Amazon Business $10.37 1 $10.37
The Rough Patch • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Lifeboat 12 • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Dreamfall • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Stepsister • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Meet Cute • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Rhyme Schemer • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
Mexican WhiteBoy • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Seafire • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00

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