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Mrs. Morgan from Staunton VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Books, Please!

My students need a greater variety of high-interest books to keep them engaged with reading.

  • $162 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a rural school district, where many students will tell you they would rather be out on their family farms than reading a book. Although we run into a lot of resistance to reading in the classroom, the school atmosphere is very positive.

Our students tend to be respectful and willing to be engaged in the classroom.

And they are lots of fun! I often leave at the end of the day encouraged by the ways students have responded to me and the learning challenges they have faced that day. School pride is important to my students, and in hard times they support each other across social divides.

My Project

The students at my school range from eager book omnivores to real skeptics. A significant teaching goal each semester is that every student finds him- or herself engrossed in a book, finally convinced that reading is worth their time,

Because the books in my classroom are constantly being rotated and checked out, they get worn quickly.

Worse, my reluctant readers are often looking for a specific genre - and if they don't find it, they don't want to read.

The books on this project list appeal to a variety of student personalities. Even the most hesitant student reader should be able to find an appealing title in my classroom! These books will greatly help to expand my library.

Mrs. Morgan
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Half of a Yellow Sun • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Six of Crows • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Audacity • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Does My Head Look Big In This? • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Old Yeller (Perennial Classics) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Graveyard Book • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21

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