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

Our Ember is Burning Out!

Help me give my students new copies of The City of Ember books.

  • $782 goal

This project expired on May 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with a group of amazing 4th graders in Phoenix, Arizona. These students attend a Title 1 school in a low-income area. The school currently has about 500 students attending in Kindergarten through sixth grade.

It always makes me proud to watch the students put everything they have into succeeding despite the seemingly insurmountable circumstances they face in and out of school.

My Fourth Graders are always extremely excited to use technology in the classroom for independent learning and the chance to reinforce all of the new knowledge they have acquired.

My Project

My students love to do literature studies. Every year our favorite book to read is The City of Ember. Reading this book with them truly sparks (no pun intended) their desire to read more books in the series and ignites their love of reading book series. Unfortunately, our class copies are falling apart. We have been using the same set of books for 11 years and they are literally falling apart.

I would love to get a nice sturdy set of hardback copies of our favorite book so we can continue to ignite that spark for year to come.

This truly is something that I believe makes a difference for my students every year. I love getting to share one of my favorite books with them. I am also asking for multiple copies of The People of Sparks Book of Ember 2, The Diamond of Darkhold and The Prophet of Yonwood Book of Ember 4 so inspired students can keep reading the series.

Ms. Lovett
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The City of Ember The First Book of Ember • AKJ Education $12.40 40 $496.00
The People of Sparks Book of Ember 2 • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
The Prophet of Yonwood Book of Ember 4 • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
The Diamond of Darkhold • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15

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