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Ms. Gwendolyn Nixon from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

I Read!

My students need class novel sets. Books are in my cart.

  • $581 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse: their beliefs, backgrounds, learning styles and emotional/social behaviors. Irene is humble, and extremely intelligent; she’s Latino. Merles is a scholar athlete; he’s African American: sensitive & strong. Ronae is my class leader, she is a visual learner; supportive of all of her peers, and of me. Never boisterous. Each child has his/her story. Myles is a twin; their mom died when they were little. They are strive to collaborate; they are inquisitive; hardworking; fearless; Loving! Stellar!

My Project

My students vocabulary, reading stamina, and joy of reading improve each time they open a book and immerse themselves in one. They become less afraid of reading for quizzes and test, and more curious about others, and imaginative about creating their own texts. Further, my Advanced Placement Language and Composition students who have no prior background knowledge with AP receive the texts they need to supplement when they skipped AP Literature. My students also read independently, and I am looking forward to them picking up these books on their own. “I Read” is exploration; it is life-long learning. Thank you!

Ms. Gwendolyn Nixon
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Things They Carried • AKJ Education $10.06 17 $171.02
Things Fall Apart: A Novel • AKJ Education $9.49 17 $161.33
Animal Farm • AKJ Education $7.29 17 $123.93

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