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Mrs. Laverde from Flushing NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready for Reading

My students need young adult novels like Wonder, Sunny, and Track to promote independent reading.

  • $234 goal

This project expired on July 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is comprised of our city’s most talented young people, dedicated teachers, and staff. We take great pride in the rigor of our curriculum, the quality of our instruction, and the performance of our students. Our students are serious scholars who constantly strive for success. Their determination ensures that they are the up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow.

To our students, failure is not an option; it is just another obstacle waiting to be overcome.

They believe with hard work and perseverance anything is achievable. They are excited to be in school and look forward to each day's encounters.

My students enjoy being challenged and love challenging their teachers. They not only question everything, they seek out and find the answers.

Our students, for lack of a better word, are exceptional. While our students are serious scholars they are very involved in all aspects of school. They belong to various clubs in the school, are involved in athletics, and tap into the creative minds through the arts. They are on their way to becoming well-rounded and productive members of society.

My Project

With new technologies appearing left and right it is imperative that we encourage our young people to continue to stretch their imagination with a good book. By supplying our students with new contemporary fiction it will allow just that.

Students learn about themselves and the world around them by seeing themselves, their friends, and their community on the pages of books.

New fiction in the library will keep their reading bug alive. Young adult fiction will encourage our students to explore the world on a level they will understand. Our children can only be readers and life long learners if they have books available to them.

Mrs. Laverde
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 999 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tell Me Three Things • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Booked • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Running Dream • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Sunny (Track) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Solo (Blink) • Amazon Business $11.63 1 $11.63
Rebound • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $10.67 1 $10.67
Forget Me Not • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
My Heart and Other Black Holes • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Side Effects May Vary • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

Materials cost

$165.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.02

Total project goal

$233.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$233.49

1 Donor

-$233.49

Donations toward project cost

-$198.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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