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Mrs. Gulch from Hudsonville MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Survey Says...Book Requests by Students!

Help me give my students books at their interest and reading levels that they have specifically requested.

  • $442 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My middle school students are amazing! They are energetic, creative, and social. I currently teach in a seventh grade resource room. I had many of these students last year as sixth graders, and it's been exciting to see them grow as both students and young adults.

My middle schoolers have reading levels ranging from third grade to high school level.

I try to instill a love of reading while trying to find best-fit books for my variety of reading levels.

My Project

Many of my students are reluctant readers. Reading has never been enjoyable for many of my seventh graders, primarily because reading is difficult for them. Instead of guessing what my students would be interested in reading, I had each of them make a list of what they would like to see in our classroom library. The results were interesting and very diverse. Some enjoy certain genres, some certain authors, and some would like to see more graphic novels in our selection.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body - Joseph Addison.

Finding enjoyable books for all my students and learning to love reading is the ultimate goal!

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mamba Mentality: How I Play • Amazon Business $21.00 1 $21.00
The 5th Wave Collection • Amazon Business $19.10 1 $19.10
Kansas City Chiefs Legends: The Greatest Coaches, Players and Front Office Execs in Chiefs History • Amazon Business $18.32 1 $18.32
Shoot Your Shot: A Sport-Inspired Guide To Living Your Best Life • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Hurricane: A Novel • Amazon Business $13.77 1 $13.77
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Two Can Keep a Secret • Amazon Business $11.28 1 $11.28
How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
The World War 2 Trivia Book: Interesting Stories and Random Facts from the Second World War (Trivia War Books) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Cruise Control (Stuck in Neutral) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Final Four • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Night Hoops • Amazon Business $8.38 1 $8.38
Panic • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
Inside Out • Amazon Business $8.10 1 $8.10
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
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Secret Lake: A children's mystery adventure • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Along for the Ride • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
1984 • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Frankenstein • Amazon Business $7.30 1 $7.30
The Unteachables • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
To Kill a Mockingbird • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Gym Candy • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Whittington • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Stuck in Neutral • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Surviving Middle School: Navigating the Halls, Riding the Social Roller Coaster, and Unmasking the Real You • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Payback Time • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Stars Beneath Our Feet • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69
The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$340.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.26

Total project goal

$441.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$441.76

7 Donors

-$220.88

Donations toward project cost

-$187.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.13

Matching donations from our partners

-$220.88

Match offers toward project cost

-$187.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.13

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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