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  • $257 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Parks
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Jodi Picoult Novels for a Classroom!

My students need to feel the power of reading! They need a classroom library of 5 books by Jodi Picoult, a popular writer, to inspire them to read.

I teach 10th grade advanced students. I want to motivate them to read for pleasure- not just for academics. We have started a reading program at school and I want to expand the options for the students. I want to continue to motivate the students' reading by providing relevant, personal material.

Students do want to read, however, they are often challenged with finding a book to entice them. There are many distractions for student in our society. I want to encourage reading to be one of those distractions. My female students really like the writing of Jodi Picoult, so I want to provide books for them. Reading teaches more than just literacy, it provides an escape, teaches social norms, and provides a story that may relate to the student and how they are feeling.

I need a classroom set of Jodi Picoult books. I want to be able to discuss with the students what book is appropriate and why. I feel like this would make reading more interesting and relevant. For a successful society, we need to create students who are strong readers. The easiest way to do this is to provide them with relevant reading material.

Your help will ensure that my students increase their reading and literacy skills. This will lead to higher test scores and more college ready students. We have got to motivate students and hook them with reading material that is relevant.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Change of Heart Jodi Picoult • Barnes and Noble $21.56 1 $21.56
My Sister's Keeper Jodi Picoult • Barnes and Noble $20.00 1 $20.00
Vanishing Acts Jodi Picoult • Barnes and Noble $22.50 2 $45.00
The Tenth Circle Jodi Picoult, Dustin Weaver (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $23.40 2 $46.80
Change of Heart Jodi Picoult • Barnes and Noble $30.55 1 $30.55

Materials cost

$163.91

Vendor shipping charges

$16.39

State sales tax

$8.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$210.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.10

Total project goal

$256.10

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$256.10

3 Donors

-$118.65

Donations toward project cost

-$104.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.05

match offer

-$124.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and 3 other donors.

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