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Ms. Belfus from Philadelphia PA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Books!

Help me give my students high interest books in both English and Spanish.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my seventh and eighth grade​ social studies classes are fascinated by history and current events. They are energetic, inquisitive, and thirsty for knowledge.

I teach at a Title I school in Philadelphia where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

I teach a wide array of students from gifted to those on learning support. My students do not have the resources that they deserve and need in the classroom. They love reading, researching, and using various forms of technology that allow them to be immersed in the topics they are learning.

My Project

This project will give my students high interest books that will fuel their love of reading. The books chosen will introduce my students to new perspectives as well as help them find comfort in characters going through similar situations, which will help their emotional well being.

This project is important because students for years to come will have access to the books I have chosen.

My students will be able to find comfort and acceptance by reading books with characters going through the same things. This project will solve the problem of a lack of inclusive and culturally diverse books in our library. The project will also help the emotional well being of students, by giving them a way to connect and share what they are going through.

Ms. Belfus
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder: La lección de August / Wonder (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36
Hermanas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Scar: A Revolutionary War Tale • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • Amazon Business $10.83 1 $10.83
Diary of a 13-Year-Old Girl • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
Case Closed?: Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science • Amazon Business $10.71 1 $10.71
Percy Jackson 01. Ladron del rayo (Percy Jackson y los dioses del olimpo) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Just As Long As We're Together • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Ugly Me • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Middle School: Born to Rock (Middle School Book 11) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

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