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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Library = Well Rounded Learners

Help me give my students access to some of the newest books for our classroom library.

  • $270 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I School in Philadelphia, and almost 100% receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical inner city school. Most face such serious obstacles before they ever walk though the doors in the morning. So our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from the 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

It is so important for our students to read outside of school. I want to have my own up to date classroom library where they can take a book at any time just for fun. If they can read for fun and find enjoyment in it they will become better life long readers. These skills will transfer over into our classrooms. If their reading skills increase it is obvious that their grades are going to increase also. I believe that for kids to get excited about reading we need to have the most current books which our school library may not have.

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

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61
Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks (Travel Guide) • Amazon Business $16.37 1 $16.37
The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
The Missing Piece • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
The Nightmare Before Christmas: 20th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Don't Bump the Glump!: And Other Fantasies • Amazon Business $12.22 1 $12.22
Elevation • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Evolve • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
Disney Manga: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas - Zero's Journey • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Origins • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay • Amazon Business $10.57 1 $10.57
12 Terrors of Christmas • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Sighting • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Greatest Secret in the World • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
The Greatest Salesman in the World, Part 2: The End of the Story • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19

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