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Mrs. Scott from Cedar Springs MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Put Quality Literature Into the Hands of Eager Young Minds

Help me give my students quality, award-winning, diverse books that cover a range of interest, genre, and difficulty! Many of these books have been requested by name by my students on our "Classroom Library Wish List!"

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My sixth graders are amazing young ladies and gentlemen. Being a first-year teacher, and having people tell me middle school can be a challenging age group, I was a bit nervous to meet my students. However, I can honestly say I am the luckiest teacher! My scholars fill the classroom with energy, insight, potential, and unbridled brilliance.

Eighty-four students come through my room every day, all of them eager to get their hands on a book and learn!

My students are bright, motivated, hilarious, and destined for great things. They inspire me every day!

My Project

My students are encouraged to read as much as they can, as often as they can. At such a critical time when many students report a decline in reading for pleasure, it is crucial that my students be surrounded by literature that gets them excited to read.

However, being a first-year teacher, my classroom library is sparse.

I am so lucky to be surrounded by a staff and administration that is dedicated to and passionate about literacy, but as it stands, my literature budget is the same as veteran teachers, which means that my students have access to far fewer books right within the classroom than do the students of veteran teachers.

This project will help build our classroom library. Many of the books have been requested by name by my students on our "Classroom Library Wishlist" so it would be so cool to see them get exactly what they wished for! What a way to not only make them feel special but to get them reading voraciously!

Mrs. Scott
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pax • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $12.72 1 $12.72
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Afternoon of the Elves • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hilda and the Black Hound: Book 4 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Hilda and the Midnight Giant: Book 2 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
The War I Finally Won • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Giver (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hilda and the Bird Parade: Book 3 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Wolf Hollow • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Hilda and the Troll: Book 1 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $8.56 1 $8.56
The Dreamer • Amazon Business $8.01 1 $8.01
Grand Canyon • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Redwoods • Amazon Business $7.02 1 $7.02
The Skeleton Tree • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Esperanza Rising (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Unbound • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Hatchet • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

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