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  • $448 goal

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Mrs. BeMiller
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Learning to Love Reading

My students need high interest, engaging novels to add to our classroom library to help encourage a love of literature and practice reading strategies.

My Students

Around 1000 students attend my school with about 57 percent receiving free or reduced lunch. My students come from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds with varying reading levels.

My students come to class eager to find books that engage them in the reading process.

They are full of energy and ready to push their reading ability forward. Some students need books that are low level but high interest. Others are looking for new genres they haven't explored before. The classroom library helps the students easily get books into their hands and immediately practice strategies we are learning in class.

My Project

Increasing our classroom library will bring more book titles into the classroom for students to explore. Students will have access to more genres and levels of books in order to find books that are just right for them as an individual reader.

These donated items will improve my students' reading skills.

It will also bring joy to students learning how reading can transport us and nurture a lifelong love of reading. Students will use these books to explore new subjects, compare information from different texts, explore text features employed by different authors, and research topics to share with their classmates.

The books I have selected will supplement and update our current classroom library and give my students beautiful new books to inspire them to read and learn more and more every day!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Uglies: Uglies; Pretties; Specials; Extras • Amazon Business $26.84 1 $26.84
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $6.78 3 $20.34
A Single Bead • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Sunrise Over Fallujah • Amazon Business $5.88 2 $11.76
Island of Dragons (The Unwanteds) • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Wish • Amazon Business $9.65 1 $9.65
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
Awkward • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Resisters #2: Sterling Squadron • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $7.92 1 $7.92
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
The Mighty Miss Malone • Amazon Business $7.76 1 $7.76
Protecting Marie • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Ghost's Grave • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Resisters #3: Titan Base • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Everything on a Waffle • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
The Raft • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
The Fallout • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
The Body in the Woods: A Point Last Seen Mystery • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
How to Steal a Dog • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
The 5th Wave: The First Book of the 5th Wave Series • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $6.77 1 $6.77
The Infinite Sea: The Second Book of the 5th Wave • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
I Survived Collection: Books #1-4 • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $6.61 1 $6.61
Ghosts • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
The Resisters #4: Operation Inferno • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
The Fourteenth Goldfish • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47
Stanford Wong Flunks Big-time • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
I'm Not Who You Think I Am • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
The Compound • Amazon Business $6.24 1 $6.24
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind • Amazon Business $6.24 1 $6.24
The Abduction (Kidnapped, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Fallen Angels • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Chasing the Falconers (On the Run) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39

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This project will reach 150 students.

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