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 »
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. Click from Fair Haven MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pick Your Own Reading Material

Help me give my students books for choice in what they read: "Children who value choosing their own books subsequently develop elaborate strategies for selecting books and reported being more motivated readers."

  • $171 goal

This project expired on March 3, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a motivated and hardworking group of seniors from our high school's Honors Academy. They choose to challenge themselves with Advanced Placement Literature in their senior year even though there are many simpler courses that would earn them their senior English credit. The students pick this challenge for diverse reasons: many simply to push themselves; many for the potential to earn college credit and to thereby mitigate some of the cost of college. In addition, many choose this challenge to put themselves in the best position they can for college, scholarships, and beyond.

My Project

Researchers argue that student autonomy increases student interest in reading independently (for fun). This interest diminishes when teachers overly control reading topics or materials; therefore, I provide my students with twelve minutes each day (approximately one hour a week) to read independently a book of their choosing. To help to encourage the less motivate readers who will not go to the library and for the students who do not have the money to buy books, I keep a classroom library. I hope to add these novels to my collection to add to the types of books my students like to read.

Ms. Click
Grades 9-12

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

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 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. Click is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Believe Me: A Novel • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Are You Sleeping: A Novel • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
All Is Not Forgotten: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.74 1 $10.74
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Search and Destroy • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
This is Our Story • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Final Four • Amazon Business $8.78 1 $8.78
Missing in Action • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
The Rules of Magic: A Novel (1) (The Practical Magic Series) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Man's Search for Meaning • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Clock Dance • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Fair Haven","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6733026],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":4608142,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":150,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Click","authorIds":{"6733026":{"owner":"Ms. Click","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4608142],"proposalHash":"-189683709","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",1720,x860,y0&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1573395196645","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21467598,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":6733026,"schoolCounty":"St Clair","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MI","name":"Michigan"}}