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Ms. Felgenhauer from Saint Maries ID is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rural Area Students Need a Library!

Help me give my students a wide variety of books that will spark their interest, teach them about their world, and teach them about themselves.

  • $732 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember that first book you read as a kid that changed you as a person? That first book that immediately pulled you into its world and taught you about yourself and life? Or maybe the book that inspired you to be a better person or to pursue your dreams in life?

Many of my students have not experienced the joy that a good book can bring.

Being a rural area school, many of my students lack access to technology and books. Family obligations and after school jobs also limit my students' abilities to explore books that will widen their horizons and introduce them to new viewpoints and perspectives outside of their small, outdoorsy community. I want to show them that those books are out there, waiting to be explored!

My Project

I teach in a rural area where my students do not have proper access to a wide variety of books, especially those that are told from different perspectives. Our school doesn't even have a library for students to find the perfect book. Because of this, many of the students do not see the importance of reading and do as little reading as possible.

I want to teach my students that reading isn't just a chore - it can be a fun outlet that not only brings them to new places, but can also teach them about themselves and the world they live in.

I hope to improve the literacy of the students at my school, and help them make better decisions regarding the world they live in, by providing a library filled with high interest and diverse books!

Ms. Felgenhauer
Grades 9-12
  • St Maries High School
  • Saint Maries, ID
  • More than half of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 100 students.

    10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Silent Voice Complete Series Box Set • Amazon Business $46.80 1 $46.80
orange: The Complete Collection 2 • Amazon Business $15.37 1 $15.37
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
The Serpent King • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
Nimona • Amazon Business $12.60 1 $12.60
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
orange: The Complete Collection 1 • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall: (The Alien Skill Series, Book 1) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
They Called Us Enemy • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
Teen Titans: Raven • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Poet X • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
your name., Vol. 2 (manga) (your name. (manga)) • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
your name., Vol. 3 (your name. (manga)) • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Gone • Amazon Business $10.31 1 $10.31
your name., Vol. 1 (your name. (manga) (1)) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Where the Crawdads Sing • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Hunger (Gone) • Amazon Business $9.57 1 $9.57
Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
The Upside of Unrequited • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (Light Novel) • Amazon Business $9.16 1 $9.16
I'll Give You the Sun • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Openly Straight • Amazon Business $8.51 1 $8.51
Will Grayson, Will Grayson • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Marcelo In The Real World • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
All the Bright Places • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
Out of Nowhere • Amazon Business $8.12 1 $8.12
No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Woods Runner • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
A Graphix Book: Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #1: The Dragonet Prophecy • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Made You Up • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Every Last Word • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Challenger Deep • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
We Were Liars • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Holding Up the Universe • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
The Smell of Other People's Houses • Amazon Business $5.32 1 $5.32
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
All American Boys • Amazon Business $5.07 1 $5.07
Going Bovine • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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