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Ms. H. from New Orleans LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Librarian Wants Great New Books for the New Year!

My students need a wide variety of new books in all different genres so all students can find books they will love to read.

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Diverse Authors for Diverse Learners

My students are primarily coming from New Orleans East, the Desire area, and the Lower Ninth Ward.

My students need a better selection of books that are diverse and contemporary! They need to see newer books that are fresh and exciting to them.

We recently looked through our library collection and realized some of our books had passed their prime for our students. It is time to add new books they want to read.

They are a driven, enthusiastic, and a genuinely kind group of high schoolers who love to read a variety of genres including urban fiction, fantasy, sci-fi, non-fiction, historical fiction and more. Soon, they'll be college bound. They are excited by this challenge on the horizon and are hungry for a rigorous high school experience that will prepare them for it. We want more resources for our library so students can find more books they want to read, and haven't read before.

My Project

In order for my students to be on track for college, nothing is more important than helping them improve their reading levels. Getting better at anything requires a lot of practice. Reading is no different.

Your donation of high-interest books will help my students fall in love with reading, and this will lead them to read more than ever before.

My dream is for our school library to look like Barnes and Noble. Our students deserve to have the experience of walking into a room and being surrounded by books that they cannot wait to read.

Because we have 895 students at our school, it is hard to keep popular books on the shelves! Please help by donating copies of these popular books.

Ms. H.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flawless Danger (The Spencer & Sione Series) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
A Blade So Black • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Forest Queen • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
For Every One • Amazon Business $8.98 2 $17.96
Tight • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
In Perfect Light: A Novel • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Flawless Betrayal (The Spencer & Sione Series) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
True Magic • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Webley and The World Machine • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
I Am Alfonso Jones • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
Anger Is a Gift: A Novel • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Belles • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Tyler Johnson Was Here • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Let's Talk About Love • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
They Both Die at the End • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Way You Make Me Feel • Amazon Business $12.51 1 $12.51
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Flawless Mistake (The Spencer & Sione Series) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces • Amazon Business $9.16 1 $9.16
Mercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, Book 3) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Sky Is Everywhere • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Dark Heir (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Blood Trade (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
The Education of Margot Sanchez • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Blood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Shadow Rites (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
Dark Queen (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47
Raven Cursed • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Cold Reign (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Death's Rival (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Broken Soul (Jane Yellowrock) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The Rest of Us Just Live Here • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19

Materials cost

$429.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.95

Total project goal

$592.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.99

9 Donors

-$427.40

Donations toward project cost

-$385.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.36

match offer

-$140.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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