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Ms. Reader from Phoenix AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. Reader's Readers

Help me give my students books that show them places and people that will inspire them to want to learn more.

  • $543 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school, we are settled in a neighborhood where education of the utmost importance. Many of my students are many grade levels below in reading. They absolutely hate to read, mostly because they have never connected emotionally with a book.

My students have not discovered the amazing world that reading can bring you to.

I try to keep my classroom library up to date with new series and books that can bring to places all over the world.

My Project

Many of my students do not have books at home and due to financial disadvantages, many cannot go to a public library to check out books. My students have never really seen books as being important. They do not have role models in their lives that inspire them to read or show them the worlds that reading can bring you to. In my classroom, we need many books that show kids that are similar to them in other parts of the world or kids that live in very different cultures than they do.

Many students in my school have never read a book that they loved.

It is my goal to help my students to find one book that they thoroughly enjoyed and hopefully find a series they want to finish. Some of these books will be used as a class or small group novel study.

Ms. Reader
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hero • Amazon Business $8.95 20 $179.00
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.59 2 $29.18
A Long Way Gone • AKJ Education $10.22 2 $20.44
The Hunger Games • AKJ Education $8.78 2 $17.56
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
A Long Walk to Water • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Booked • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Prisoner B-3087 • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $11.65 1 $11.65
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time • AKJ Education $10.95 1 $10.95
Night • AKJ Education $7.70 1 $7.70
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Sold • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Hatchet • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Blubber • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Love That Dog • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Bridge to Terabithia • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
196588-Cyber Acoustics ACM 70B Headphones • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.78 1 $5.78
Horrible Harry Moves up to the Third Grade • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Magic tree house Afternoon on the Amazon • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Magic Tree House #24: Earthquake in the Early Morning • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Horrible Harry and the Green Slime • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dolphins! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$396.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$460.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.32

Total project goal

$542.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.13

3 Donors

-$271.06

Donations toward project cost

-$230.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.66

match offer

-$271.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$230.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.66

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$0.00

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