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Mrs. Sinisi from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Up With the Books and Down With the Screens!

Help me give my students high-interest books that they can't wait to pick up and won't want to put down!

  • $318 goal

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My Students

I teach 7th grade in a urban school district to an amazing group of hard-working, wonderful students that love learning. I am always striving to give my students the best education possible, and your support helps in obtaining that goal. Thank you for anything you can give, it is greatly appreciated!

My Project

My students and I are thrilled to finally be back in person learning together! I want to use this year to have my students get excited about learning again, especially reading. Reading is so important for so many aspects of not only their academic career, but their lives outside of school. Prior to this school year starting I set the lofty goal of having my students want to read more than they want to be on a screen. I know that this will be tough to accomplish, but the best way for me to have them reach it, is to provide them with books they want to read.

Recently my students asked me for more "Diary of a Wimpy Kid", "Bad Guys" and other Graphic Novels to be in our classroom library.

By providing them with more access to books they enjoy, and by making reading a priority inside our classrooms and at home, I am hoping that I can reach this goal. I greatly appreciate any support you can provide to help us pick up the books and put down the screens!

Mrs. Sinisi
Grades 6-8
Nearly all 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 65 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Collection 12 Books Set By Jeff Kinney • Amazon Business $55.69 1 $55.69
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $37.90 1 $37.90
The Bad Guys Even Badder Box Set (The Bad Guys #6-10) • Amazon Business $24.46 1 $24.46
Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) • Amazon Business $10.49 2 $20.98
Mup: a graphic novel • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Ham Helsing #1: Vampire Hunter • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Teen Titans Go! Roll With It! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Marvel Action: Black Panther: Stormy Weather (Book One) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 (I Survived Graphic Novel #4) (4) (I Survived Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Ghosts • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
The Bad Guys in They're Bee-Hind You! (The Bad Guys #14) (14) • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School, 1) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Beastly Basketball (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Quarterback Rush (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

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