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Ms. Tison from San Lorenzo CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Grow Our Classroom Library!

My students need new books to add to our classroom library!

  • $763 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 7th graders and are at a very crucial point in their lives when they are slowly having a better sense of who they are as people.

This is the time when they are discovering, developing and owning their identities.

They love finding and sharing books with each other. They love science experiments. They enjoy debates in social studies. They get pumped by Math Challenges! At the same time, they are figuring out how to use their voices, how to be better friends, and how to push through and find solutions to problems.

My Project

Remember the time you picked up a book you could not put down? Or that time you realized that books could take you to new adventures with endless possibilities? I want to provide opportunities for students to experience the power of stories through books. Independent Reading at our school is a precious time when students can dive into any book of their choice. Right now, we need more books to diversify our classroom library.

With a diverse library, students can have a greater chance of finding books that will get them excited about reading and help them grow as learners!

Throughout the year (and until they graduate middle school), students can access these books.

Ms. Tison
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 105 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amulet #1-7 Box Set by Kazu Kibuishi (2016-10-25) • Amazon Business $57.26 1 $57.26
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.16 1 $52.16
Marvel Year by Year: A Visual History, Updated and Expanded • Amazon Business $28.04 1 $28.04
The Outsider: A Novel • Amazon Business $17.79 1 $17.79
The Ghost Files 5 (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (Dead Things Series) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Young Revolutionary: A Teen's Guide to Activism • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Ghost Files 3 (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
In Real Life • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Ghost Files 4: Part 2 (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Ghost Files 4 (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Call Me by Your Name: A Novel • Amazon Business $13.32 1 $13.32
How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One • Amazon Business $12.80 1 $12.80
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Minecraft: The Crash: An Official Minecraft Novel • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
The Diary of a Young Girl • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Minecraft: The Island: An Official Minecraft Novel • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women (Rad Women) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Nimona • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
Willa of the Wood • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Ready Player One: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
One-Punch Man, Vol. 4 • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Tell Me Three Things • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
One-Punch Man, Vol. 2 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
One-Punch Man, Vol. 3 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
One-Punch Man, Vol. 5 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
One-Punch Man, Vol. 1 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Ghost Files (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.70 1 $7.70
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Falcon: Fight or Flight (A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Star-Lord: Knowhere to Run: A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book (Mighty Marvel Chapter Books) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Iron Man: Invasion of the Space Phantoms (A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Black Panther: The Battle for Wakanda (A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76
Captain America: The Tomorrow Army (A Mighty Marvel Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $4.09 1 $4.09
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother • Amazon Business $3.60 1 $3.60

Materials cost

$558.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$647.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.30

Total project goal

$762.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$762.01

18 Donors

-$714.77

Donations toward project cost

-$618.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.72

match offer

-$34.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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