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Mrs. Tien from Carson City MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sparking Book Love in Young Adult Readers

Help me give my students access to high-interest novels to spark empathy, creativity, and interest in the real-world issues surrounding them and to escape to other realms and dimensions.

  • $265 goal

This project expired on February 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

If you step foot into my classroom, you would see a class of student-sponges eager to learn. They are curious, fun-loving, quick to laugh, with just a little dose of sass. They enjoy a good debate and thrive on a good challenge. They attack difficult material with a vigor I haven't seen in many of the buildings in which I have taught. They constantly make me laugh and inspire me every day with their grit and ability to overcome the odds.

My Project

By placing books high-interest novels into the hands of our students, we will be able to perpetuate a love for reading and strengthen their reading strategies. I watch my students grapple with challenging texts on a daily basis. They have found the power of literature during the school year. I want to perpetuate these skills and a desire for more by keeping them reading interesting books in a multitude of genres.

This program will be successful because the books we will give these students are high-interest and will appeal to their desire to be a part of the important conversations we face today.

They will get insight into multiple perspectives and points of view that many of them will only see if they are given the opportunity to walk around in another character's skin. If they are given the opportunity to read between the lines, we can expect these students to have an educated voice in our communities and on the issues we each face every day.

Mrs. Tien
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Fates Divide (Carve the Mark) • Amazon Business $14.52 1 $14.52
Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
What the Night Sings • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, Book One) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Neverworld Wake • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
The Gone Away Place • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Hate List • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Landscape with Invisible Hand • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Asking For It • Amazon Business $10.65 1 $10.65
Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $10.60 1 $10.60
Science Comics: Sharks: Nature's Perfect Hunter • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $9.02 1 $9.02
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass) • Amazon Business $8.14 1 $8.14
The Assassin's Blade: The Throne of Glass Novellas • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59

Materials cost

$191.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$224.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.66

Total project goal

$264.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$264.38

1 Donor

-$127.69

Donations toward project cost

-$112.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.32

match offer

-$132.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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