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Ms. Marin from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Score! Sports Books for Our Classroom Library

Help me give my students books about one of their favorite topics- sports!

  • $319 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students primarily come from inner-city urban areas, from hard-working families that do everything they can to further my students' education. My school is an inner-city charter school, with students choosing to come to this school to escape many of the problems they encountered in their neighborhood schools.

The student population is a reflection of the diverse and rich community.

Many students are English Language Learners, bringing to our class a rich bilingual and multicultural perspective. Often, my students do not have the opportunity to travel outside of our city, so we explore the world through literature and books.

My Project

Everyday, my students are reading more and more. Students who have not read a book cover-to-cover in years are finishing books and loving them. Student choice is imperative in the development of this love of reading, so I want to provide my students with the books they want to read. Our school does not have a library, so I strive to have a diverse range of topics represented in my classroom library.

My students want books about sports, a passion for many of my high school students.

This topic is the most requested during my individual reading conference with students, and the high demand for sports books is evident in the long wait lists for existing titles. The requested books will help continue to nurture a love of reading in my students, by engaging my apprehensive readers with a topic that interests them and pushing my voracious readers to grow in their reading lives.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Masters of Modern Soccer: How the World's Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game • Amazon Business $17.70 1 $17.70
Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Hooper • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Sunny (Track) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
After the Shot Drops • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
This Was Never About Basketball • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Berlin Boxing Club • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Out of Nowhere • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Hoops • Amazon Business $9.46 1 $9.46
The Penalty • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
True Legend • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Summer Ball • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Travel Team • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Cover-up: Mystery at the Super Bowl • Amazon Business $6.06 1 $6.06
Exposure • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02
GOAL!: The Dream Begins • Amazon Business $4.17 1 $4.17

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