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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading For Fun ... What A Concept!

Help me give my students some new and exciting books for them to read over break.

  • $202 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

My students really disliked reading until I started talking about books I read for fun. Then I asked what they would like to read and bought those books. I’ve now created book monsters. I can not keep books on my shelf’s. They are always asking for new books. I’d love to be able to gift them with a book or two for holiday break.

They will have so many options like the holiday books or the mysteries.

The girls can chose a great teen romance or silly book. They will all have the chance to fall in love with reading. The Fearless series and Morganville books are a big request.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 90 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
True Love, the Sphinx, and Other Unsolvable Riddle • AKJ Education $1.00 25 $25.00
Estimating and Measuring • AKJ Education $1.75 10 $17.50
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown • AKJ Education $1.00 10 $10.00
The Night Before Christmas • AKJ Education $1.00 10 $10.00
Greatest Battles Level 4 • AKJ Education $1.85 4 $7.40
Tales From the Hood • AKJ Education $1.75 4 $7.00
Pooh's Christmas Sled Ride • AKJ Education $1.00 5 $5.00
Zits from Python Pit (Monster Juice) • AKJ Education $2.00 2 $4.00
Some Kind of Wonderful • AKJ Education $1.00 4 $4.00
Dove Song • AKJ Education $1.00 4 $4.00
Sister Slam • AKJ Education $1.00 4 $4.00
Lulu Dark Can See Through Walls • AKJ Education $1.00 4 $4.00
The Real Real • AKJ Education $1.00 3 $3.00
Wanda Witch And Too Many Frogs • AKJ Education $1.00 3 $3.00
Pumpkin Moonshine • AKJ Education $1.07 2 $2.14
Fearless #19 Twins • AKJ Education $0.50 4 $2.00
Fearless Twisted 4 • AKJ Education $0.50 4 $2.00
The Race Against the Mammoth Car • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
W.I.T.C.H.: Trust Your Heart - Novelization #24 • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Night Before Halloween • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Porkchop's Halloween • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Die Laughing • AKJ Education $0.50 4 $2.00
Orson Welles • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Morganville Vampires #2 • AKJ Education $0.50 4 $2.00
Frank Sinatra • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Angelmonster • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Hold On Tight: (Hannah Montana, Bk 5) • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Up Close: Johnny Cash • AKJ Education $1.00 2 $2.00
Heidi Heckelbeck Is Not a Thief! • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
Know-Nothing Halloween • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00

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