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Ms. Wood-House from Lawrence MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader

Help me give my students a great opportunity to learn about the world around them though engaging stories that inspire them to tell their own stories courageously!

  • $376 goal

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My Students

My students are enthusiastic learners and love learning more about the world around them through literature and composition. Most of my students are from low socioeconomic backgrounds in the city of Lawrence, MA. Lawrence has a rich history and thriving, multicultural community.

Through this reading program, I hope to help my students not only recognize the amazing stories in their community of Lawrence but also feel connected to the rest of the world through inspiring and life-changing stories.

Thank you for helping my students meet their amazing potential!

My Project

This year, they will have the chance to participate and compete in an independent reading challenge throughout the school year. This program not only helps our students close the achievement gap through access to quality grade appropriate texts but also opens up worlds of adventure and excitement! In order for this program to be a success, we are in need of quality, grade level appropriate books that will empower our students and give them courage to tell their own unique stories.

The books provided will become a library of opportunity so my students can experience remarkable adventures right in our classroom.

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

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dreamers • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale (Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
Pride • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36
The Breadwinner Trilogy • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes) • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
Lu (Track) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Poet X • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
An Ember in the Ashes • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
The Final Six • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
On The Come Up • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
Clemente! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Funny Boy: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Legend • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
This Side of Home • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
THE SKIN I'M IN (20th Anniversary Edition) • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
The Sun Is Also a Star • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
American Street • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business $7.17 1 $7.17
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47
Bang! ((repackage)) • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
Same Sun Here • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
We Were Liars • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Color of My Words • Amazon Business $3.25 1 $3.25

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