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Ms. Michalek from Danbury CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Seriously Super Series

My students need high interest books to keep them engaged during independent reading.

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My eighth graders are energetic, unique, special children, who make each day special for me. Entering my classroom, you will see a diverse group of students who are excited to learn. Their excitement, in turn, makes me excited to teach.

For many of my students, school is where they feel most at home.

A majority of my students receive free or reduced price lunch. Many of my students are separated from their families. Some arrive at school unable to speak or understand English, yet they come to school each day to learn and improve their lives.

My Project

Keeping students interested in books can be a challenge. Once hooked you need to keep the momentum. One way to keep students reading is with book series.

Middle schoolers love books that are part of a series!

The characters are interesting and the plots are action-packed. Students like to find out what is going to happen after their new favorite author has left them with a cliffhanger.

Book series like "Legend" by Marie Lu, and "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner are great for hooking reluctant readers. I am asking for book series to replenish my classroom library so students always have an interesting book to read, and I always have one to suggest.

Ms. Michalek
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 120 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mortal Instruments, the Complete Collection(City of Bones/ City of Ashes/ City of Glass/ City of Fallen Angels/ City of Lost Souls/ City of Heavenly Fire) • Amazon Business $45.77 1 $45.77
The Maze Runner Series Complete Collection Boxed Set • Amazon Business $31.61 1 $31.61
The 5th Wave Collection (The 5th Wave Trilogy) • Amazon Business $21.82 1 $21.82
Prodigy (Legend) • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Champion • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Legend • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66

Materials cost

$126.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$158.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.96

Total project goal

$186.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.38

4 Donors

-$171.17

Donations toward project cost

-$158.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.21

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$0.00

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