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Ms. Fredrick from Madison WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need a variety of high interest books at a level that they can access in order to facilitate increased reading skills.

  • $673 goal

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My Students

The students in my Reading Intervention classes attend a Middle School on the east side of Madison, WI. Over 90% of the students come from families living in poverty; many have very limited access to high interest and appropriate level books at home. The population is culturally and linguistically diverse, including students in regular education, special education, and English Language Learners. All of the students are significantly below grade level in reading skills and would greatly benefit from having a greater variety of books to read in the classroom.

My Project

I am requesting a variety of high interest books for students in my Middle School Reading Intervention classroom. The 53 titles I am requesting include Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant; Guinness World Records 2018; and the Warriors Manga Box Set.

By donating to our project, you will provide opportunities for students to engage in high interest books that will not only increase reading skills, but also help them to develop a life-long love of reading.

Reading research discusses the importance of providing all students with high interest books that are at an appropriate reading level; this is especially crucial for students who come from families living in poverty. These students often have fallen behind their grade level in reading by middle school because they have had less access to reading materials throughout their lives.

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

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pax • Amazon Business $11.68 2 $23.36
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $10.79 2 $21.58
Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant • Amazon Business $16.39 1 $16.39
Real Friends • Amazon Business $8.18 2 $16.36
Guinness World Records 2018: Meet our Real-Life Superheroes • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Match of the Day Annual 2018 • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
Stars of World Soccer (World Soccer Legends) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Scholastic Year in Sports 2018 • Amazon Business $6.86 2 $13.72
One of Us Is Lying • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Far from the Tree • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Greetings from Witness Protection! • Amazon Business $11.83 1 $11.83
Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin • Amazon Business $11.63 1 $11.63
Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom • Amazon Business $11.63 1 $11.63
Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
Warriors Manga Box Set: Graystripe's Adventure • Amazon Business $11.31 1 $11.31
Beautiful: A Girl's Trip Through the Looking Glass • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018 • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Frazzled #2: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes • Amazon Business $10.09 1 $10.09
Ghostopolis • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Awkward • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Bad Island • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Getaway • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Michael Jordan: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Greatest Players • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Swing It, Sunny • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke • Amazon Business $9.01 1 $9.01
Soccer Superstars 2018 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
What Have You Lost? • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Brave • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Cardboard • Amazon Business $8.52 1 $8.52
Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Hoops Whisperer: On the Court and Inside the Heads of Basketball's Best Players • Amazon Business $8.26 1 $8.26
Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom • Amazon Business $8.08 1 $8.08
At the Center (Bounce) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
To the Point (Bounce) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Blizzard (Heights) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Lie Tree • Amazon Business $7.75 1 $7.75
Pass It Forward (Bounce) • Amazon Business $7.66 1 $7.66
What Waits in the Woods • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
As Brave As You • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
When Friendship Followed Me Home • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
Sisters • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72
Invisible Emmie • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
River (Heights) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
A Maze Me: Poems for Girls • Amazon Business $6.18 1 $6.18
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East • Amazon Business $4.94 1 $4.94
Michael Jordan: Legends in Sports • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

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