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Ms. Tait from Chester SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep them READING

My boys need 5 copies each of 16 books that engage and inspire them to take the time to read. Sports, ghosts, gruesome stuff, smelly/stinky stuff....all of these engage boys.

  • $965 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

SOS! I have BOYS who want to READ BOOKS! Help my boys be able to check out books that interest, motivate, and excite them! Reading engages the mind- don't let the TV be their only source of entertainment!

My boys in grades 4 and 5 do actually enjoy reading, it's just that they are picky about what they want to read. I know what books they want, but usually I have only 1 copy of a book-this leaves them disappointed and then they leave the library with a book they don't really want. I have some kids who come by each day just to see if I have a certain book. We live in poor, rural community-with no bookstore! My library is the only place for the boys to access books and my library budget was cut 30% this year and I am looking at another 40% cut for next year. I can't buy what they want- they can't get to a bookstore and don't have the money anyway- so they watch TV instead- what a shame!

I need multiple copies of books that boys want to read. I know what they want, I just don't have the funds to purchase the books.

Everyone says "kids don't read" and "boys don't like to read". I beg to differ- put books in their hands and they will read. Remember when you were a kid and you went to the local bookstore to buy a superhero comic book or a world record book- remember the anticipation of a new release! Please help my boys by providing funding to make the "good books" available through our library media program.

Ms. Tait
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creepy Creatures (Goosebumps Graphix Series #1) R. L. Stine, Scott Morse (Illustrator), Gabriel Hernandez (Illustrator), Greg Ruth (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 5 $76.45
World's Greatest Superteam Neil Kelly • Barnes and Noble $3.59 5 $17.95
Scary States of America Michael Teitelbaum • Barnes and Noble $11.69 5 $58.45
Guinness World Records 2009 Guinness World Records Editors, Craig Glenday (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 5 $35.95
Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #2) Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $10.36 5 $51.80
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #1) Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $10.36 5 $51.80
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $8.76 5 $43.80
The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #3) Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $10.36 5 $51.80
Pok mon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!, Volume 3 Shigekatsu Ihara, shigekatsu Ihara (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 5 $35.95
Creepy Creatures (Goosebumps Graphix Series #1) R. L. Stine, Sheila Keenan (Editor), Gabriel Hernandez (Illustrator), Greg Ruth (Illustrator), Adapted by Scott Morse • Barnes and Noble $8.09 5 $40.45
Legend of Zelda, Volume 3: Majora's Mask Akira Himekawa (Illustrator), Akira Himekawa • Barnes and Noble $7.19 5 $35.95
Fables, Volume 9: Sons of Empire Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham (Illustrator), Steve Leialoha (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 5 $71.95
Magic Pickle and the Planet of the Grapes Scott Morse • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
Indiana Jones Adventures, Volume 1 Philip Gelatt, Rick Lacy (Artist) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 5 $31.25
Marvel Heroes Greatest Battles Matthew K. Manning • Barnes and Noble $3.59 5 $17.95
Naruto: Chapterbook, Volume 1: The Boy Ninja Based On Work by Masashi Kishimoto, Adapted by Tracey West • Barnes and Noble $4.49 5 $22.45

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