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Ms. Rickard from Mount Vernon WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lots of AMAZING Books!

Help me give my students lots of amazing, current young adult books to read!

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a small, diverse community. They come with an enormous range of abilities, backgrounds, and struggles. I am hoping that this year, they can learn to trust their own abilities and discover how to grow as a reader and a person.

Our school is in a small town and has very limited resources.

We work hard to instill academic values into the hearts of students, many of whom have not yet discovered the joy and importance of education. Many of the students have an abundance of energy and creativity and through reading, I hope to access those qualities.

My Project

I want my students to have a wide variety of books to choose from that are very high interest. The books I've chosen are amazing books that I think will pique the interest of even the most reluctant readers!

I have read quite a few of these books from the library over the summer and loved them so much that I just HAD to get them for my students.

They are relevant books that many of my students have requested specifically plus many new books I know they would like!

My students and I would greatly appreciate you donating to give us books that will improve their reading and curiosity in the world and other people.

Ms. Rickard
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Boxed Set • Amazon Business $23.52 1 $23.52
Other Words for Home • Amazon Business $14.58 1 $14.58
Let Me Hear a Rhyme • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
Hurricane Child • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
The Gender Game (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Belles • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
With the Fire on High • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
The Poet X • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
SHOUT • Amazon Business $10.08 1 $10.08
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Cut • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $8.82 1 $8.82
Sisters • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
They Both Die at the End • Amazon Business $8.56 1 $8.56
Boy Meets Boy • Amazon Business $8.52 1 $8.52
Will Grayson, Will Grayson • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda • Amazon Business $7.80 1 $7.80
Monday's Not Coming • Amazon Business $7.70 1 $7.70
American Street • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47
Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business $5.80 1 $5.80
El Deafo • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $4.64 1 $4.64
Ghosts • Amazon Business $4.41 1 $4.41

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