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Ms. Osman from Van Nuys CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Our Read On!

Help me give my students inspiring, accessible fiction to read such as graphic novels, horror, and mysteries.

  • $667 goal

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My Students

I am the high school librarian of a large urban 9-12 secondary school in California. I work with students from every point on the spectrum... I have students who love reading, hanging out at the library, engaging in their world, thinking critically, imagining, creating, and learning. I also have students who have not quite discovered the magic of reading yet. It is my hope that by purchasing some contemporary popular fiction and compelling non fiction, I will inspire even more students to visit the library. It is also my hope that students who are already fans of the library will be in a position to find even more treasures. I hope to help all of my students succeed and transform even the most reluctant of the bunch into a reader!

My Project

One of the best ways to help students master critical thinking and literacy skills, improve their academic skills, augment their intelligence, gain access to their imagination more readily, and fill their minds with rich story and language is to encourage recreational reading. And the only way to be successful at this is to offer them compelling books they want to read and are capable of reading.

Therefore, I want to continue to stock my school library with books that will lure my students in and that will be robust competitors to Netflix, video games, Instagram, TikTok and all the other distractions that have poisoned our modern lives.

Ms. Osman
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Art of Racing in the Rain • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Wires and Nerve: Volume 1 (Wires and Nerve, 1) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
The Long Walk (Turtleback Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $20.80 1 $20.80
Teen Titans: Beast Boy Loves Raven • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Ten • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Blade Breaker (Realm Breaker, 2) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Fake ID • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Shackled • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Graceling (Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $17.89 1 $17.89
Akata Woman (The Nsibidi Scripts) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
I Kissed Shara Wheeler: A Novel • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Ashes of Gold (Wings of Ebony) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Monday's Not Coming • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
The Lost Girls: A Vampire Revenge Story • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
You've Reached Sam: A Novel • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
She Drives Me Crazy • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Luck of the Titanic • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Ivies • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Vampires, Hearts & Other Dead Things • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
The Midnight Library: A Novel • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Hawthorne Legacy (The Inheritance Games, 2) • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Kate in Waiting • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
The Project: A Novel • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Realm Breaker (Realm Breaker, 1) • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
We Are Inevitable • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
Wings of Ebony • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
When We Were Infinite • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Instructions for Dancing • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Inheritance Games (The Inheritance Games, 1) • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Sick • Amazon Business $9.28 1 $9.28
Game Changer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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