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Mrs. DeBoest from Warsaw IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Through Another's Eyes

Help me give my students a more diverse classroom library to choose from!

  • $220 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are just beginning their high school career. They come from many backgrounds. Some don't see those backgrounds represented in literature. Others see only their background reflected in their reading. They are willing to read even if they struggle!

My Project

Engaging reading material is the goal of every ELA classroom. Reading is a way for students to experience events, emotions, and viewpoints they would not normally get the opportunity to see.

Books from a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives help students not only strengthen their reading skills, but grow their ability to empathize with others as well.

Every book in my classroom library was chosen with students in mind. The best way for them to get better at reading is to continually choose challenging stories that interest them. Independent reading time is a priority in my classroom, and these books will great additions to that time!

Mrs. DeBoest
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dear Evan Hansen (TCG Edition) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Free Lunch • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pashmina • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
SLAY • Amazon Business $10.24 1 $10.24
Dust of Eden • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Astonishing Color of After • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Watch Us Rise • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
With the Fire on High • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Lucky Broken Girl • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
The Wave • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29

Materials cost

$150.52

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.96

Total project goal

$219.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.73

2 Donors

-$163.15

Donations toward project cost

-$138.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.47

match offer

-$56.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$48.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.49

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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