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Mrs. Farmer from Sugar Land TX is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Recent YA Titles needed for HS Students

Help me give my students new, young adult books where they can relate to the context to foster a love for reading.

  • $417 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

This is my first year teaching and I am starting in the middle of the school year! I am prepared for the challenge as I have been preparing for this day my whole life. My students have not had a permanent teacher all school year and are looking forward to the structure and comfort of being in their English classroom versus in overflow. For half of my students, this is their first experience of high school while the other half is approaching graduation.

I need as much support as possible to create a home environment and foster a continuing/renewed love of learning for my students.

In my class, we are quite interactive and engage in higher-level thinking in order to prepare for the "real world".

My Project

I recently transitioned from teaching Elementary to High School as a first time, English teacher! I inherited books the students cannot relate to or are outdated and do not capture the readers' interest.

Your donation will ignite interest in reading and learning among high school students.

Being in a very diverse school, it would be great for the students to be able to make connections with the characters and themes. We are currently conducting testing and the students had a choice when done with the assessment, to grab a book or to rest; the majority chose to rest. We emphasize how a good reader leads to a good writer and having recent YA titles will encourage the students to read and write!

Mrs. Farmer
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Hunger Games (3 bk set) • AKJ Education $29.16 1 $29.16
(Don't) Call Me Crazy • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
Vincent and Theo • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
The Astonishing Color of After • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Glimmer of Hope • AKJ Education $13.14 1 $13.14
The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics • AKJ Education $13.14 1 $13.14
The Revolution of Birdie Randolph • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Shout • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
We Are Okay • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Girl Mans Up • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
I Am Malala • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Everything I Never Told You • AKJ Education $12.41 1 $12.41
The Kite Runner (10th Anniversary) • AKJ Education $11.20 1 $11.20
Noggin • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Divergent • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Poet X • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Challenger Deep • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
More Happy Than Not • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
I'll Give You the Sun • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Reality Boy • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Every Falling Star • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Drowned City • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Screaming Quietly • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Feed • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Bronx Masquerade • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89
The Last of the Mohicans • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34

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