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Mrs. Garibay from Danville CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

More Books = Happy Students

Help me give my students great books that will keep them reading daily!

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  • $558 goal

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My Project

I teach 8th grade students. My students are polite, respectful, and growing up to be the best version of themselves. They are dedicated to do their best every day. Eighth grade is a vital year for them, as it helps prepare them for the challenges they may face in high school. My students are aware of the importance of this critical point in their education.

The purchase of these young adult books will foster long life readers.

The books are going to make a huge impact on the reading lives of my students. These books are critical in engaging my students and exciting them about reading, a necessary life skill.

Without these books, students would not have access to a variety of reading choices, which is imperative to cement lifelong readers.

Reading serves three goals for my students. The goals that my students aim to achieve are for them to increase the volume of reading. Another is to increase the complexity of their reading. Lastly, it is critical that they leave middle school and strongly identify with either a specific author or genre.

A teacher's classroom library must constantly be updated with the most recent publications and popular young adult books. A fresh and up-to-date library of books across all the genres promotes a continued interest in reading.

Mrs. Garibay
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Inheritance Games Collection • Amazon Business $42.26 1 $42.26
Looking for Alaska Deluxe Edition • Amazon Business $19.42 1 $19.42
The Lady Rogue • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61
1984: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Boyne, John (2006) Hardcover • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Elite (The Selection, 2) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Maggot Moon (Michael L. Printz Award - Honor Title(s)) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
All the Bright Places • Amazon Business $15.76 1 $15.76
Salt to the Sea • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Cloaked • Amazon Business $15.27 1 $15.27
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, Book One): Book One • Amazon Business $15.03 1 $15.03
The Selection (The Selection, 1) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
The Heir (The Selection, 4) • Amazon Business $13.52 1 $13.52
One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
All He Knew • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Opposite of Always • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
Between Shades of Gray • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
The Crown (The Selection, 5) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The One (The Selection, 3) • Amazon Business $11.53 1 $11.53
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
The Nature of Witches • Amazon Business $10.80 1 $10.80
Dead Girls Don't Lie • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Cellar • Amazon Business $8.11 1 $8.11
Red Queen (Red Queen, 1) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
A Tale of Two Cities (Signature Classics) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

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