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Ms. Tully from San Ramon CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Read to Know that We're Not Alone

Help me give my students some great books to read, please. I picked these books from a variety of genres and reading interest levels to meet the needs of all of my students.

  • $598 goal

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My Students

I teach 85 adolescents, but I also learn from them. As a teacher, I hope to help my students plant seeds of future learning, to explore new ideas, to gain a shared experiences, to become the type of creative, literate thinkers to succeed in college, to do well at work, to have meaningful conversations, and to find solutions to present and future problems. Our future is in the hands of these young adults and I take my job very seriously.

My Project

Students who read independently become better readers and writers, have better vocabularies, score higher on tests, and have greater content knowledge than those who do not. So, the most important thing I can do is to provide my students with a wide variety of books that grab their attention.

You won't get a bigger bang for your buck than by providing students with books that they will enjoy reading.

Successful authors Pat Conroy and Gary Paulson will be the first of many to tell you that reading quite literally saved their lives and made them who they are today. The donations to this project will provide more books for my students to read independently. The more kids read independently, the more they will grow as readers, writers, thinkers, and learners. Reading matters.

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This project will reach 85 students.

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The Spy School vs. SPYDER Paperback Collection: Spy School; Spy Camp; Evil Spy School; Spy Ski School; Spy School Secret Service; Spy School Goes South; Spy School British Invasion • Amazon Business $40.59 1 $40.59
Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Truly Devious 3-Book Box Set: Truly Devious, Vanishing Stair, and Hand on the Wall • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
LEO, Inventor Extraordinaire • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The One Thing You'd Save • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
A Place to Hang the Moon • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
In the Wild Light • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Flight of the Puffin • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Count Me In • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Leonard (My Life as a Cat) • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Save Me a Seat • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The List of Things That Will Not Change • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations, 1) • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
Finance 102 for Kids: Practical Money Lessons Children Cannot Afford to Miss • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Finance 101 for Kids: Money Lessons Children Cannot Afford to Miss • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Golden Gate (2) (City Spies) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
The Mystwick School of Musicraft • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Lion of Mars • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
The Okay Witch and the Hungry Shadow (2) • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
The Downstairs Girl • Amazon Business $10.41 1 $10.41
Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom (Volume 6) (People Who Shaped Our World) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
From the Desk of Zoe Washington • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
American as Paneer Pie • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Okay Witch (1) • Amazon Business $8.32 1 $8.32
Hideout • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Disaster Days • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Case of the Left-Handed Lady: An Enola Holmes Mystery • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan: An Enola Holmes Mystery • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline: An Enola Holmes Mystery • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye: An Enola Holmes Mystery • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess (An Enola Holmes Mystery) • Amazon Business $6.38 1 $6.38
The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets: An Enola Holmes Mystery • Amazon Business $5.90 1 $5.90
We're Not from Here • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29

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