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Mrs. Halvorson from Belgrade MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Really Reaching Readers

My students need a wide variety of novels to choose from, like Unbroken or The Fault in Our Stars.

  • $421 goal

This project expired on May 22, 2018.

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My Students

I teach a wonderfully diverse group of 7th and 8th grade young adults. These students come from various backgrounds, are at different reading levels, and have a variety of interests.

My classes are a mixture of amazing young ladies and young gentlemen.

Their interests range form Speech, sports, dance, & art to farming & hunting. Our school population has many families in need. New books are not a necessity in their family lives. They are eager learners and work very hard. Our school tries its best to provide many different opportunities for our kids. Helping fund these novels would be wonderful!!

My Project

These novels will make a huge difference in my students' lives. I am fully intent on making Life-Long readers of my students. I need to have current novels, as well as a wide variety of topics, to do this.

I believe that by making available to my students a plethora of novels - that they will find one author or genre and fall in love with reading.

This is my first year teaching 7th and 8th grade Language Arts. My library shelves are not even close to what is needed to entice young people to pick up a novel and get lost in it. I really need your help!

Mrs. Halvorson
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Artemis Fowl Collection 8 Books Set (Artemis Fowl / Time Paradox / Atlantis Complex / Opal Deception / Arctic Incident / Eternity Code / Lost Colony & The Last Guardian) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Alex Rider Collection 5 Graphics Books Set By Anthony Horowitz • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
The Maze Runner Series Complete Collection Boxed Set • Amazon Business $35.43 1 $35.43
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Lumberjanes Vol. 2: Friendship To The Max • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Nimona • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Lumberjanes Vol. 3: A Terrible Plan • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • Amazon Business $9.45 1 $9.45
Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
Popular: How a Geek in Pearls Discovered the Secret to Confidence • Amazon Business $9.26 1 $9.26
Bronx Masquerade • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
This One Summer • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $7.74 1 $7.74
The Passenger • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
If I Stay • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Looking for Alaska • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Paper Towns • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Monster • Amazon Business $3.38 1 $3.38

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