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Ms. Metheney from Seven Springs NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rekindle Love for Reading

My students need high-interest, engaging, reading-level appropriate texts to catch and hold their attention.

  • $807 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school community is made up of a diverse population of students from around the world, who have varying levels of fluency with English, and varying access to resources outside of school.

Our students want to learn and succeed, but they lack all the necessary resources to flourish as I know they can.

Many students struggle to have the basic necessities at home, let alone the materials they need for school, which is a challenge that can be overcome with your help.

My Project

"I haven't read a book since third (or fourth or fifth) grade," is a far too common statement made by my high school students these days. When they talk about the books they used to read and once loved, their lost joy for reading glimmers briefly in their eyes.

I would like to help students rekindle their love for reading and fall happily back into the pages of literature with the enthusiasm they once did.

Students deserve to read texts that speak to their experiences, their issues, their questions about the world around them, and I want my classroom to be a resource that satisfies their thirst for knowledge.

Ms. Metheney
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $12.59 8 $100.72
The Legend Trilogy • Amazon Business $39.03 1 $39.03
The Poet X • Amazon Business $16.19 2 $32.38
Matched Trilogy box set • Amazon Business $31.30 1 $31.30
The Selection 5-Book Box Set: The Complete Series • Amazon Business $27.88 1 $27.88
The Sun Is Also a Star (Yoon, Nicola) • Amazon Business $13.03 2 $26.06
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.32 2 $24.64
Refugee • Amazon Business $11.68 2 $23.36
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $11.32 2 $22.64
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $10.79 2 $21.58
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe • Amazon Business $7.78 2 $15.56
The Complete Persepolis • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
American Street • Amazon Business $7.55 2 $15.10
The Hazel Wood: A Novel • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
King's Cage (Red Queen) • Amazon Business $13.61 1 $13.61
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda • Amazon Business $6.69 2 $13.38
All American Boys • Amazon Business $6.37 2 $12.74
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Warcross • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $11.56 1 $11.56
Glass Sword (Red Queen) • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $11.23 1 $11.23
Solo (Blink) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Red Queen • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Ban This Book: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Every Day • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Boy in the Black Suit • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

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