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  • $459 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Tait
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

I Need Something to Read!

My students need books that make them want to read! Middle school students are picky about the books they like to read. My students WANT to READ but NEED GOOD BOOKS!

My Students

Students who read books have a chance to learn about themselves, the world around them, and improve their vocabulary too! It is important to keep middle school boys and girls engaged in reading so they can build life long reading habits.

We are a small, rural middle school where students don't have access to book stores or the luxury of e-readers.

The school library is the main source of books for the students to be able to choose from. We have boys and girls who love to read and others who don't. The main reason the students give for not reading is that "they want a good book to read" and they can't find one in the library they like.

My Project

Students will be able to check out the new library books and read them for pleasure. They can also use the books they read to reach their goal of reading 20 books a year. Our students have open access to the media center each and every day plus they come for a scheduled visit with the ELA teacher. During this time, they can relax in the reading center on bean bags and comfy furniture and enjoy reading their books.

Having just the right book can make a difference in a student becoming a life long reader or not.

Students crave new books that are current and reflect their interests. My school budge allows me to order only 20 new books a year- my students and I need to reach out to others to help us purchase new books for everyone to use.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FANG (Maximum Ride Series #6) James Patterson • AKJ Books $13.14 1 $13.14
Princess in Waiting (Princess Diaries Series #4), Vol. 4 Meg • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
That Summer Sarah Dessen • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
The Princess Diaries • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Forever Princess (Princess Diaries Series #10) Meg Cabot • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Center Field Robert Lipsyte • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Beanball • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
Opening Day • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
Maximum Ride Manga, Volume 3 James Patterson • AKJ Books $9.49 1 $9.49
Maximum Ride: The Manga Volume 1 • AKJ Books $9.49 1 $9.49
Maximum Ride: The Manga Volume 2 • AKJ Books $9.49 1 $9.49
Maximum Ride: The Fugitives #3: Saving The World And Other Extreme Sports • AKJ Books $7.30 1 $7.30
Maximum Ride: The Fugitives #1: The Angel Experiment • AKJ Books $7.30 1 $7.30
The Princess Diaries • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Someone Like You (reissue) • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Princess in Love • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Heart of a Champion • AKJ Books $6.57 1 $6.57
Flipped • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Maximum Ride: The Protectors #2: Max • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Maximum Ride: The Protectors #1: The Final Warning • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Princess in Pink • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Valentine Princess (Princess Diaries Series) Meg Cabot • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Princess Diaries, Volume X: Forever Princess • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Princess in the Spotlight • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Princess in Training • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Pricess Mia • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Princess Diaries, Volume VIII: Princess on the Brink, The • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Waiting for You • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
The Final Warning • AKJ Books $5.84 1 $5.84
Maximum Ride: School''s Out Forever • AKJ Books $5.84 1 $5.84
Canyons • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Max • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Maximum Ride • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Fearst Secret Admirer • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Fearst Best Friend • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Fearst Stepsister • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Fearst First Date • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Fearst Rich Girl • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Fearst Confession • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Midnight Games • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
The Boy Next Door • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Fearst Perfect Date • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Fearst Killer''s Kiss • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Moonlight Secrets • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Fearst All-night Party • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$331.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$389.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.72

Total project goal

$458.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$458.11

1 Donor

-$458.11

Donations toward project cost

-$389.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 330 students.

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