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Ms. Mairet from Sun Prairie WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading For All

Help me give my students books they will love and engage them in reading.

  • $396 goal

This project expired on January 31, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 10-12 graders, primarily in special education, but I also have a class of general education students. We work on becoming well rounded members of the community and being successful after high school.

All of my students mean the world to me.

I would like to continue to build my classroom library. I work with a diverse group of students and work hard to make them feel safe and comfortable.

My students have varied reading levels, from beginning readers to highly advanced readers. I have students with Special Education, at-risk labels, and English Language Learner labels. On the other hand, I also have students in my classes who are in two year advanced math and consistently score several grades above their age in multiple subject areas. This can create a large divide in the opportunities, experiences, and ability levels of my students. Having enough books to meet the range of learners can be a huge challenge.

My Project

I am looking to create an age appropriate, diverse library for my high schoolers. I have chosen thirty books because I will be turning thirty this year and would love to add thirty new books to my library.

All students deserve the opportunity to read books that challenge them and are of high interest to them.

My current library is geared towards younger, lower level readers. In order to create a reading culture in my room, I need to expand the options that my students can choose from. I also work with a diverse group of students and want to give them the opportunity to read diverse authors and diverse stories.

My students will be able to choose from the following books for various activities. My goal is to do a shared reading among a small group of students and we need more copies of the books. The students also need more high interest books for independent reading and partner reading.

My shared reading group will be able to choose from the following books to read and then we will dig deeper about the meaning into the book or what sparked the author to write to book:

- The Librarian of Auschwitz

- Perks of Being a Wallflower

- The Hate U Give

- March

- One of Us is Lying

- The Sun is also a Star

- Dear Martin

- X: A Novel

- Mockingbird

- Fish in a Tree

Ms. Mairet
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $15.22 1 $15.22
Turtles All the Way Down (Random House Large Print) • Amazon Business $14.58 1 $14.58
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $14.07 1 $14.07
The Sun is also a Star • Amazon Business $14.02 1 $14.02
The Librarian of Auschwitz • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Unwind (Unwind Dystology) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
March: Book One • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
How It Went Down • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Rose That Grew From Concrete • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
I Am J • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Will Grayson, Will Grayson • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
All American Boys • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
The Great American Whatever • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
X: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Out of Shadows • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90
The Summer of Letting Go • Amazon Business $8.70 1 $8.70
The 5th Wave: The First Book of the 5th Wave Series • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
All the Bright Places • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
The Misfits • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
American Street • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mockingbird • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Scythe (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Perks of Being a Wallflower • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
Totally Joe (The Misfits) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

Materials cost

$301.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.37

Total project goal

$395.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.80

4 Donors

-$356.00

Donations toward project cost

-$302.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.40

match offer

-$39.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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