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Ms. Showers from Bakersfield CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love to Read

Help me give my students new literature for them to enjoy the love of reading.

  • $955 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are thriving students who enjoy books and are always wanting to read the latest new literature. Our library is the center where students can read for enjoyment. Our students visit the library weekly for a variety of reasons and we want to continue to give them many different options of literature to choose from.

Having the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of literature and genres in our school library is an advantage for all the students.

My Project

Our school is requesting "new" literature for our library!

Our Middle School serves approximately seven hundred 7th and 8th grade students from a variety of backgrounds.

Students are always asking for the newest literature to read. Majority of the time we can not grant their requests because of a lack of funds. It can become discouraging when students will ask if our library carries certain new releases and I have to inform them I don't.

Having the newest updated literature available to our students in our library can begin a lifelong passion for the love of reading for many of our students.

Ms. Showers
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 730 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1, Large Print) • Amazon Business $22.46 3 $67.38
The One (The Selection) • Amazon Business $16.68 4 $66.72
Bridge of Clay (Signed Edition) • Amazon Business $20.80 2 $41.60
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $8.37 4 $33.48
Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday • Amazon Business $10.49 3 $31.47
A Map of Days (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) • Amazon Business $15.31 2 $30.62
The Siren • Amazon Business $9.89 3 $29.67
The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel • Amazon Business $13.75 2 $27.50
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
9 From the Nine Worlds (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) • Amazon Business $8.60 3 $25.80
Villain (Gone) • Amazon Business $12.32 2 $24.64
Grenade • Amazon Business $12.32 2 $24.64
Lu (Track) • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
The Selection • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
The Elite (The Selection) • Amazon Business $10.67 2 $21.34
The Heir (The Selection) • Amazon Business $18.88 1 $18.88
Lock and Key: The Downward Spiral • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
Chess Openings for Kids • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
Mother Knows Best: A Tale of the Old Witch (Villains) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Where the Watermelons Grow • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Squirm • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Harbor Me • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Restart • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
A Boy Called Bat • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Skink--No Surrender (Skink Series) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Flush • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49

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