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Mrs. Jackson from Shady Shores TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lifelong Readers Library

Help me give my students a classroom library that is diverse and gets them interested in reading.

  • $515 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inquisitive 7th graders at a Title 1 campus and many of them don’t have access to books outside of school. I would love for them to make real life connections with books in the classroom.

Most of my students are from low socioeconomic backgrounds and have to deal with so many things outside of school.

Also, my students are at different reading levels, so they need more book options at all levels and interests to get them reading.

My Project

With students being able to choose their own books, I hope they will begin recommending books to me! This will help keep the classroom library updated for each group in years to come.

Receiving books to create a diverse classroom will help my students take the first steps to become lifelong readers.

I want my students to want to read. If there is a variety of books in the classroom, I hope they will be willing to take the first step to becoming lifelong readers.

I also want them to make real life connections with their reading. Making connections can also help them to become more frequent readers or even encourage others to read. They will also get to write about their reading and have meaningful discussions throughout the year.

Mrs. Jackson
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mortal Instruments, the Complete Collection(City of Bones/ City of Ashes/ City of Glass/ City of Fallen Angels/ City of Lost Souls/ City of Heavenly Fire) • Amazon Business $40.68 1 $40.68
Percy Jackson X 5 Book Set Series Collection 5 Book Set • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Divergent Series Four-Book Paperback Box Set: Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four • Amazon Business $28.16 1 $28.16
Hunger Games Special Sales set • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Maze Runner Classic X 5 Set • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising • Amazon Business $21.07 1 $21.07
Carve the Mark 2-Book Paperback Box Set: Carve the Mark and The Fates Divide • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Lu (Track) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
The Boy in the Black Suit • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
The Game of Lives (The Mortality Doctrine, Book Three) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine, Book Two) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
The Zodiac Legacy: The Dragon's Return • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68
Blended • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine, Book One) • Amazon Business $8.72 1 $8.72
Counting by 7s • Amazon Business $8.43 1 $8.43
Nerd Camp 2.0 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Nerd Camp • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Thing About Jellyfish • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Piecing Me Together • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Zodiac Legacy: Balance of Power • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
Sunny (Track) • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
Stella by Starlight • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
Scythe (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Red Queen • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57
Amanda and the Battle of the Brainiacs (Nerd Camp Briefs #2) (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Nikhil and the Geek Retreat (Nerd Camp Briefs #1) (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$401.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$437.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.25

Total project goal

$514.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$514.98

10 Donors

-$449.98

Donations toward project cost

-$382.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.50

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

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$0.00

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