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Ms. Sasai from La Palma CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Dreamers Through Leadership Books

My students need a class set (40) copies of The Essential 55 to learn important life and leadership skills.

  • $492 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2010.

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My Students

Life skills are important. Often, students learn academic skills, but skills such as how to greet people and respect are also essential. Help our students learn important skills such as a firm hand shake and how to carry on a conversation with an adult through this class set of books.

My students are seventh and eighth grade leadership students.

We want them to impact the world and they need the materials to learn how to go out and conquer the world. The students attend a seventh and eighth grade junior high school in the suburbs. They are our future.

My Project

We do not have a class set of reading materials for our class. We want to inspire leaders and our future. Help us do that by purchasing these books for our class. By learning "The Essential 55", students will be able to impact our community. We want to take them on community service activities, city council meetings, and other community events. We want to teach them how to speak in public, interact with people, and care about our community.

This donation will help make a difference.

We want to inspire dreamers and show our students that anything is possible. Help us change the world one student at a time. To help our students achieve, we must give them the tools to succeed. We want them to be leaders today and they must be equipped with the skills to do so.

Ms. Sasai
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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The Essential 55: An Award-Winning Educator's Rules for Discovering the Successful Student in Every Child, Vol. 55 Ron Clark • Barnes and Noble $8.88 40 $355.20

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