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Mrs. Bell from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Update my Classroom Library!!

My students need a diverse selection of 14 high-interest books from popular series to excite them about reading!

  • $272 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"There's nothing to read!" My students say to me on a constant basis. Most of the books in our library are hand me downs from a teacher that retired. Now we're looking to update our library with interesting books that students will actually want to read.

My 8th grade students are enthusiastic about reading but not all of my students have access to books that they find interesting to read.

My classroom is a place for students to check out books to read during free time in class and to be able to take home.

My Project

The books I'm requesting are popular with the students. I want to have books on hand that I could suggest to my students when they are looking for something to read. By having books that students want to read, their reading skills will improve and open new worlds to them.

By donating to this project, you will help transform their classroom library.

You will help students continue their love of reading by giving them books that they will actually pick up and read.

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Mrs. Bell
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Linger (HC) • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31
Forever • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31
Shiver (HC) • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31
Matched • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31
Slob Ellen Potter • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
The Maze Runner James Dashner • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
The Scorch Trials James Dashner • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31
Heist Society Ally Carter • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Sabotaged (Missing Series #3) Margaret Peterson Haddix • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Sent (Missing Series #2) Margaret Peterson Haddix • AKJ Books $11.83 1 $11.83
The Son of Neptune - Heroes of Olympus Book 2 • AKJ Books $14.79 1 $14.79
The Throne of Fire • AKJ Books $14.05 1 $14.05
Wonderstruck • AKJ Books $22.19 1 $22.19
The Slayer Chronicles: First Kill: First Kill • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31

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