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Ms. Yancey from Youngstown OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Rights!

Help me give my students books and a tablet to read to inspire their curiosity and encourage their greatness!

  • $602 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I never thought that on the day of "the packets," which has become "a thing" in many districts, I would have my last opportunity to hug, high five, or provide matching dance moves to a young person I love dearly.

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the very core of teaching in brick and mortar schools.

I want the opportunity to provide my students with books and a tablet they can use to make their life and learning easier at this difficult time.

My Project

These books will allow my students time to focus on more positive ways to change the world they will inherit. Reading takes you other places while forcing you to think critically about the world around you!

I want to give my students the opportunity for continuous growth to help them understand the significance of what it means to be a lifelong learner!

Students will use these books during class discussions on Zoom and, hopefully, utilize them to learn how to cook and go on other adventures in their homes!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Essentials Bundle including Fire 7 Tablet (Black, 16GB), Amazon Standing Case (Charcoal Black), and Nupro Anti-Glare Screen Protector • Amazon Business $72.97 1 $72.97
Good Housekeeping Kids Cook!: 100+ Super-Easy, Delicious Recipes (Volume 1) (Good Housekeeping Kids Cookbooks) • Amazon Business $14.89 4 $59.56
31-Day Affirmations for African American Boys • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $21.00 2 $42.00
Text Structures From Poetry, Grades 4-12: Lessons to Help Students Read, Analyze, and Create Poems They Will Remember (Corwin Literacy) • Amazon Business $29.36 1 $29.36
The Unteachables • Amazon Business $7.19 4 $28.76
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $13.29 2 $26.58
Outspoken!: How to Improve Writing and Speaking Skills Through Poetry Performance • Amazon Business $25.68 1 $25.68
Boys' Life • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $7.39 3 $22.17
Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
Girls' Life • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The Abhorsen Trilogy Box Set (Old Kingdom) • Amazon Business $19.00 1 $19.00
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind • Amazon Business $10.81 1 $10.81
A Different Pond (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
I AM... Positive Affirmations for Brown Boys • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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