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Ms. Conley from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need an Inclusive Library!

My students need high quality books for our classroom library including The American Journey of Barack Obama, Nightjohn, and Tangerine.

  • $843 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Some students in my classroom have not yet found that book that makes them love reading. The one that they can't put down, and carry with them everywhere. Help these kids find their first "home run book"!

My students are incoming 6th graders, excited for school and just beginning to truly enjoy and embrace reading.

These 6th graders are being welcomed into a school where reading is part of our culture and community. With guidance and support from adults and peers, it is my hope that every student in my classroom is able to read books they love.

My Project

This year our school is requiring every student to independently read at least 33 books from a variety of genres. My students need high quality books for our classroom library including The American Journey of Barack Obama, Nightjohn, and Tangerine. These wonderful books will ensure that students are able to find books they love with characters that look like them. Additionally, these books will introduce students to places they have never been and ideas they have never even thought about.

This project will make my classroom a more inviting place for all readers.

It will mean so much for my students to be able to find a book they are excited about reading. Thank you for considering my project!

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Ms. Conley
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths • Amazon Business $14.10 2 $28.20
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths • Amazon Business $11.86 2 $23.72
Beyonce: A Biography of a Legendary Singer (African-American Icons) • Amazon Business $10.95 2 $21.90
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
The American Journey of Barack Obama • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Son of the Mob • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
The Chocolate War • Amazon Business $8.58 2 $17.16
The Outlaws of Sherwood • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life • Amazon Business $8.00 2 $16.00
Middle School Ninja: Legacy (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Crispin: The Cross of Lead • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Rules of the Road • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
The African-American Century : How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country • Amazon Business $15.82 1 $15.82
The Rough-Face Girl • Amazon Business $7.90 2 $15.80
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream • Amazon Business $15.61 1 $15.61
The View from Saturday • Amazon Business $7.78 2 $15.56
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
Chew On This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food • Amazon Business $7.30 2 $14.60
Smile • Amazon Business $7.12 2 $14.24
Breaker Boys: How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor (Captured History) • Amazon Business $7.11 2 $14.22
Sisters • Amazon Business $7.06 2 $14.12
The Last Dog on Earth • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Riding Freedom • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Cryptid Hunters • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $6.88 2 $13.76
A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor • Amazon Business $6.64 2 $13.28
Drama • Amazon Business $6.59 2 $13.18
The Supernaturalist • Amazon Business $6.59 2 $13.18
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place • Amazon Business $6.43 2 $12.86
Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
Tangerine • Amazon Business $6.09 2 $12.18
Seedfolks • Amazon Business $6.09 2 $12.18
Michelle Obama: An American Story • Amazon Business $6.08 2 $12.16
Nothing But The Truth • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
The 6th Grade Nickname Game • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Hiroshima (Apple Paperbacks) • Amazon Business $5.94 2 $11.88
Bad Boy: A Memoir • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $4.76 2 $9.52
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $4.22 2 $8.44
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $4.11 2 $8.22
Tears of a Tiger • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1) • Amazon Business $3.84 2 $7.68
The Tuskegee Airmen (We the People: Modern America) • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Nightjohn • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The Cruisers • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78
African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 (Dover Thrift Editions) • Amazon Business $2.70 2 $5.40

Materials cost

$638.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$715.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$126.35

Total project goal

$842.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$842.32

8 Donors

-$812.32

Donations toward project cost

-$690.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$121.85

Matching donations from our partners

-$30.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

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$0.00

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