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Ms. A. from Kahuku HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Books for Aspiring Readers!

My students need new young adult books such as "The Hate You Give" and "Turtles All the Way Down" to create a class library!

  • $469 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classes are so passionate about life! They are fantastic storytellers and compassionate speakers.

One of my favorite parts of working with them is their desire to make their voices heard and find their place in the world.

They come from a very large variety of cultural backgrounds, and they care deeply about sharing those backgrounds with their community and each other. They root for each other to succeed and celebrate each other's successes. They're such a great group of young people!

My Project

I hope to teach a reading unit in which the students get to pick the book of their choice that interests them.There are few copies of books in our small-town library, and the waiting list is long for the popular ones. I've chosen books that are critically acclaimed and rated high among their age group. I want to give them access to books like "The Hate You Give" for the students who are interested in social justice. I want them to have access to a new fantasy series that will get them hooked on reading a series like "Caraval" and "Ever the Hunted." Books like "Turtles All the Way Down" is great for those who are interested in mental illness or enjoy exploring the world from another perspective.

Reading books of their own choosing will help the students have more of a say in their education and foster a love for reading that can't be achieved by the one-size-fits-all curriculum.

Getting a classroom library with high-interest and relatable books will help my students become inspired by reading!

Ms. A.
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic • Amazon Business $13.15 1 $13.15
In Other Lands • Amazon Business $13.04 1 $13.04
Warcross • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
The Black Witch: An Epic Fantasy Novel (The Black Witch Chronicles) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Ever the Hunted (A Clash of Kingdoms Novel) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Where Futures End • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
Far from the Tree • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
An Enchantment of Ravens • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Now I Rise (And I Darken) • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
Caraval • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
Red Queen • Amazon Business $10.23 1 $10.23
And I Darken • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Upside of Unrequited • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Outrun the Moon • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Carve the Mark • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
The Serpent King • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
The Lie Tree • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
American Street • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
The Star-Touched Queen • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Scythe (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
Unwind (Unwind Dystology) • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
American Girls: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
Throne of Glass • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Wintersong: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.22 1 $6.22
The Mystery of Hollow Places • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04
The Girl from Everywhere • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
The First Time She Drowned • Amazon Business $3.86 1 $3.86

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