You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

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

New Librarian Wants (More) New Books for the New Year

My students need multiple copies available of books like The Crossover, Booked, Rebound, and Last Night I Sang to the Monster so more than one student can read thees books at the same time.

  • $501 goal

This project expired on November 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

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 funding copies of these popular books.

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 895 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. H. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
All Rights Reserved: A New YA Science Fiction Book (Word) • Amazon Business $12.91 2 $25.82
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.29 2 $24.58
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
Last Night I Sang to the Monster • Amazon Business $11.33 2 $22.66
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.29 2 $22.58
Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters: Fun and Easy Guide to Drawing Cartoons and Comics • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $10.49 2 $20.98
When Tomorrow Starts Without me • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Ghosted: A Novel • Amazon Business $15.60 1 $15.60
How to Be Safe: A Novel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Out of Darkness (Fiction - Young Adult) • Amazon Business $13.73 1 $13.73
Akata Warrior • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
This Is Not a Love Letter • Amazon Business $11.58 1 $11.58
Fix Me • Amazon Business $11.11 1 $11.11
Final Girls: A Novel • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04
We'll Fly Away • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
All We Can Do Is Wait • Amazon Business $10.60 1 $10.60
Akata Witch • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Monsters of Men (Reissue with bonus short story): Chaos Walking: Book Three • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
The Ask and the Answer (Reissue with bonus short story): Chaos Walking: Book Two • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
Where She Went • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Homeland • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
He Said, She Said • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Reissue with bonus short story): Chaos Walking: Book One • Amazon Business $5.27 1 $5.27
This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$358.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$425.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.07

Total project goal

$500.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$500.49

10 Donors

-$316.80

Donations toward project cost

-$285.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.47

match offer

-$164.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$140.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New Orleans","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3024087],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"LA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3438676,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/new-librarian-wants-more-new-books-for/3438676/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":895,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. H.","authorIds":{"3024087":{"owner":"Ms. H.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3438676],"proposalHash":"1326766614","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp3024087_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1532543167116","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21197255,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDYxNzk=","MzUxMTMzMQ==","NTk4OTg3NQ==","MzgwOTU4Nw==","NTk2ODQyNw==","MjMzNzQ3Mg==","NjAxMDY2OA==","NjAxMTk2NQ==","NDQyODky","MzAyNDA4Nw==","MTU2NzY2"],"teacherId":3024087,"schoolCounty":"Orleans","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"LA","name":"Louisiana"}}