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Mrs. Matthew from Gladewater TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Please Please Mrs. Matthew Can We Get Some Books

Help me give my students books that are less than 10 years old -ack!

  • $164 goal

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My Students

I teach 7th -9th graders with varying abilities that come from a variety of towns and backgrounds. The students in my class have difficulty behaving in the traditional school setting; they been sent here to receive the tutoring and practice they need to be successful students. Once they have completed the program through our school, they are slowly transitioned back onto their traditional respective campuses.

Our kids need extra care, kindness, and consideration.

In my classroom, they are given, taught, and practice social skills alongside the knowledge essential for graduation in the state of Texas. My students are the unique and talented kids that need the extra leg up, a reminder that they are just as important and just as worthy.

My Project

I was recently told that the books from what used to be our library have been here years and years without an addition. In some cases, this means that the children here haven't had access to a new book since they've been at the school.

The students in this class want to read, but there's nothing here without literal and metaphorical dust.

When students are given only old, old books, they lose interest in reading. My class loves the new books that some students are able to purchase outside of school, but they've never had the chance to read them.

Help me give my classroom the books they want to read and keep asking me about.

Mrs. Matthew
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Poop Fountain!: The Qwikpick Papers • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Last Kids on Earth • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
That Was Then, This Is Now • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading (Charlie Joe Jackson Series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
Timmy Failure Now Look What You've Done • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Timmy Failure • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Outsiders • AKJ Education $5.79 1 $5.79
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Shredderman: Secret Identity • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

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