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

Sparking Book Love in Young Adult Readers

Help me give my students the books they have selected to read! Giving students a choice in what they read will help them enjoy reading and encourage them to take ownership of their own learning

  • $291 goal

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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. Some have fought me tooth and nail, but I can confidently say that all of my students have discovered the power of reading. 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 conversation.

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

This project will reach 200 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Giant (Quarantine) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Tales from the Inner City • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $16.31 1 $16.31
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Tyler Johnson Was Here • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
The Cheerleaders • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Sadie • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Bird Box: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.82 1 $10.82
The Passion of Dolssa • Amazon Business $10.08 1 $10.08
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
A Very Large Expanse of Sea • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Light Years • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Amal Unbound • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
My Kind of Crazy • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Cruelty • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48

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