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

Tapping the Power of Nonfiction

Help me give my students the power to tap into nonfiction book clubs!

  • $599 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Knowledge is the greatest gift one can give. I teach reading and writing to sixth graders in Connecticut. My students are extremely diverse in their abilities, learning and talents. They are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom on a daily basis.

Despite the many challenges they face, they are hard working and eager to learn!

I strive to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences that they can utilize both in and out of the classroom.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy-I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Ms. T.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 75 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
We Are Witnesses Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust • AKJ Education $7.29 4 $29.16
Chew On This Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food • AKJ Education $7.29 4 $29.16
Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens • AKJ Education $7.29 4 $29.16
Fever 1793 • AKJ Education $14.34 2 $28.68
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier • AKJ Education $9.49 3 $28.47
The Great Fire (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $9.48 3 $28.44
Night • AKJ Education $6.97 4 $27.88
Within Reach: My Everest Story • AKJ Education $6.56 4 $26.24
Chasing Lincoln's Killer • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
Shark Life True Stories About Sharks & the Sea • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
Samurai • AKJ Education $6.53 3 $19.59
Pearl Harbor • AKJ Education $6.53 3 $19.59
October Sky A Memoir • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
No Pretty Pictures A Child of War • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
Basher Five-Two The True Story of F-16 Fighter Pilot Captain Scott O'Grady • AKJ Education $5.10 3 $15.30
Malala Yousafzai • AKJ Education $4.59 3 $13.77
Stealing Home: The Story of Jackie Robinson • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Woodsong • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Harry Houdini • AKJ Education $3.84 3 $11.52
Pirates • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures) • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
White House Kids The Perks, Pleasures, Problems, and Pratfalls of the Presidents' Children • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26

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