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Ms. Aebischer from Poland OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Requests From Ravenous Readers!

Help me give my students diverse books in a variety of different genres!

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine going to the same school as William McKinley! Or sitting in a classroom that Ida Tarbell taught in! This is the reality for the 8th grade students I teach in our quaint, suburban town in Northeast Ohio - a town where they can actually walk to the library and other local haunts along routes that were commonly used by the Underground Railroad.

My 8th graders are an amazing group of young adults who are very eager to learn and receive an education that will help them on their academic journeys and to become successful members of their community!

While my students love the fact that our school buildings are (literally) historical markers, we are always on the lookout for new and exciting ways we can breathe new life into our classroom spaces and activities!

My Project

When students walk into my classroom at the beginning of the year, I want them to see a bounty of books! My goal with this project is to give my incoming students access to books that are exciting, engaging, and relevant to them as teens and "tweens".

I want reading to become infectious in my classroom!

For this to happen, I need to immerse my students in choice reading!

Research has proven that kids who connect with meaningful reading material develop stronger reading skills, are more actively involved in their learning, and are more likely to engage in meaningful conversations! For these reasons, I hope to fill every nook and cranny of my classroom with books! I am requesting a selection of high interest books, including titles such as Gross as a Snot Otter, One of Us is Next, and I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (graphic novel).

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This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dragon Hoops • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A. with 50 fact-filled maps! • Amazon Business $20.26 1 $20.26
Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
History Year by Year: The History of the World, from the Stone Age to the Digital Age • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61
Fred's Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Gross as a Snot Otter (The World of Weird Animals) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Who Named Their Pony Macaroni?: Poems About White House Pets • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Dog Driven • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Swipe Right for Murder • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Him • Amazon Business $13.45 1 $13.45
The Hand on the Wall (Truly Devious) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
I Wonder • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Her • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Dead Voices • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Jackpot • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Straight On Till Morning: A Twisted Tale • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
The Year They Fell • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
Mary Blair's Unique Flair: The Girl Who Became One of the Disney Legends • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
The Toll (3) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
I Survived The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Samuel Morse, That's Who!: The Story of the Telegraph and Morse Code • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Skulls! • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Pencils, Pens & Brushes: A Great Girls' Guide to Disney Animation • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
The Best Lies • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
That Night • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00

Materials cost

$438.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.90

Total project goal

$559.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.36

4 Donors

-$387.81

Donations toward project cost

-$350.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$147.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$125.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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