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Mrs. Heck from Layton UT is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Books for a Crazy Year

Help me give my students new and exciting books and graphic novels. Also, help me replenish my art supplies with markers, colored pencils, and crayons.

  • $996 goal

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My Students

What do you remember about your time in junior high? Was it good? Or was it bad? My hope is that when students leave my classroom at the end of the year, they remember their time with me as something positive. I hope they leave with a joy for reading.

My students are eager and love books!

I teach English and Special Education at a large public school. My students are smart, kind, and eager to learn. They come from diverse backgrounds in a mostly middle-class area. They are amazing kids and I am lucky to call them mine!

My Project

This year has been a tough one due to COVID! Help me bring a little bit more cheer to my students by helping us get some much needed books and art supplies such as crayons, markers and colored pencils for my classroom.

I am asking for new and exciting books and graphic novels to add to my classroom library, and crayons, markers, and colored pencils to help replenish my meager supplies, and several fidget toys.

I feel like since COVID began, students have done less reading with remote learning. You can help by filling up my classroom library with books. With new classroom books, I am hoping to re-ignite my students' love for learning. Whether students love a series of books, or graphic novels-there will be something for everyone. Students would also have the chance to read new books that they might not otherwise have access to.

I also want to replenish my art supplies that over the last few years have become very sad, such as crayons, colored pencils, and markers. With COVID, I feel like my students struggled to do the more creative types of assignments. Now, since we are back in the classroom, I want those art materials to be available for students to be able to use and express their learning in unique ways.

I would also like to have a few more fidget toys for students to use during class time. There are times when students just need something to fidget with while they complete work. I have seen the impact that fidget toys have had on my students' focus and attention.

Mrs. Heck
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $59.98 1 $59.98
Crayola Crayon Classpack, School Supplies, 16 Colors (50 Each), 800 Ct, Standard • Amazon Business $49.90 1 $49.90
Cursebreaker Box Set (The Cursebreaker Series) • Amazon Business $39.80 1 $39.80
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Colors may vary, 240 Count, Standard • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
Crayola Colored Pencils Bulk Set, Colors of the World, 6 Sets of 24 New Pencil Colors, Gifts • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
BINGLALA 6Pcs Pop Stress Balls Fidget Toy,3D Squeeze Balls Portable Anti Stress Sensory Game,Pop Party Favor for Adult Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Rainbow Magic Ball Cube 2 Pack Magic Rainbow Ball Fidget Sensory Ball Brain Teasers Games for Puzzle Bundle Stress Fidget Toys for Kids or Adults • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising • Amazon Business $19.78 1 $19.78
Under the Whispering Door • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
Five Little Indians: A Novel • Amazon Business $18.50 1 $18.50
Crayola Colors of The World Markers 24 Count, Washable Skin Tone Markers, 24, Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $5.97 3 $17.91
Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Single Volume • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
The Phantom Twin • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
White Bird: A Wonder Story (A Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) • Amazon Business $14.14 1 $14.14
Kids Laminated Book Markers Optical Bookmarks Reading Bookmarks Creative Colored Bookmarks for Teacher Student Kids Classroom School Office Stationery Supply (160 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Crayola Bulk Crayon Set, Colors of The World Skin Tone Crayons, 6 Sets of 24 New Crayon Colors • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The Giver (graphic Novel) (Giver Quartet, 1) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Lord of Opium (The House of the Scorpion) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The One and Only Bob (One and Only Ivan) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
DEAR EVAN HANSEN • Amazon Business $12.51 1 $12.51
Hey, Kiddo: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Woman Is No Man: A Novel • Amazon Business $11.82 1 $11.82
This One Summer • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Big Bad Ironclad! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #2): A Civil War Tale • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Raid of No Return (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #7): A World War II Tale of the Doolittle Raid • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Cold War Correspondent (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #11): A Korean War Tale • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
The Underground Abductor (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #5): An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
Poisoned • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
The Secret Garden: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #4): A World War I Tale • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
A Very Large Expanse of Sea • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Lafayette! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #8): A Revolutionary War Tale • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $10.57 1 $10.57
Major Impossible (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #9) • Amazon Business $10.40 1 $10.40
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] (Perennial Classics) • Amazon Business $10.14 1 $10.14
Shielded • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Radium Girls: Young Readers' Edition: The Scary but True Story of the Poison that Made People Glow in the Dark • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
Blades of Freedom (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #10): A Tale of Haiti, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Alamo All-Stars (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #6): A Texas Tale (Volume 6) • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
Stepsister • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition (His Dark Materials) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Notorious • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
War Stories • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Other Words for Home • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
FIDGET TOYS(Package of 10, 5 colors) Stress Relieve toy, Focus Enhance, Soothing Marble Fidgets for Children and Adults, has helped with ADHD ADD OCD Autism, Depressions and Anxiety disorders • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Schooled • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
We Were Liars • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98

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