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Mrs. Carnahan from Silex MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There Are NEVER Enough Books!

Help me give my students a wider variety of books to read while in my classroom.

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a Title I school district with a total of 400 kids in the K-12th grades. There is a portion of my student body that receives free or reduced-price lunch. We are in a very rural area where a lot of my students get up early in the morning to do chores before school and also have afternoon chores to complete when they get home.

My students are my "kids" and I would do anything to make their learning experience better.

The students that come through my doors are always welcome and I try to provide the best learning experience possible for them.

My Project

These books will add a wider variety of authors and genres to my classroom library for my students to read while in class. I teach in a very rural area and I want to make sure that my students are exposed to many different authors and their stories.

When my students walk into my room, I want them to be able to see a wide variety of books on the shelves and not feel trapped by a lack of books to read.

Reading is an escape from the real world that lets students journey through time or travel to a wondrous place.

Mrs. Carnahan
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 93 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Malala • AKJ Education $20.44 2 $40.88
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel • AKJ Education $8.80 2 $17.60
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • AKJ Education $8.75 2 $17.50
Monster • AKJ Education $8.02 2 $16.04
1984 • AKJ Education $6.99 2 $13.98
Fever 1793 • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Graveyard Book • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Out of the Dust • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
A Long Walk to Water • AKJ Education $5.28 2 $10.56
Crash • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The House of the Scorpion • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Paper Towns • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Life As We Knew It • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Thing About Jellyfish • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Tears Of A Tiger • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Slam! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Best Foot Forward • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59

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