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Ms. Radimonaite from Homewood IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Want To Read!...Fun Books

My students need books to read for enjoyment. I want them to see what reading a great book is like.

  • $396 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is lucky to have wonderful 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Homewood, IL. I am lucky enough to teach every child in the building for all three years they are at this school. This means I get to know my kiddos pretty well and get to see their different personalities in a totally different light. Reading (when I have time, of course) has been an exciting part of my life and I want to share that excitement with my students. Every personality requires a different genre of reading. I want to have a library in my class where I have a range of books for each personality. I want my students to be able to take a break from school at least for a little and get engaged in a great book.

My Project

Being able to get to know every child in my building is really special. As a health teacher, I get to know my students on a different and more personal level. Some students absolutely LOVE to read, while others do not. I am convinced those that do not like to read simply have not found a book that sparks their interest. Although the books that are "chosen" for them at school are truly wonderful novels, I want to give my kiddos an opportunity to read outside of the curriculum.

My school is dedicating time during the week for either "catch up", re-teach, or enrichment.

This gave me a wonderful opportunity to grab the kiddos that do not need any of those, but want to read! Unfortunately, I do not have a library of books in my classroom. The books I have chosen are wonderful for middle school students. There is a variety of genres in the books I have chosen. I truly believe my students will greatly benefit from this project. Thank you so much for your support!!!!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
Never Missing, Never Found • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand Young Readers' Edition • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
The Crossover • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Eleven • Amazon Business $10.93 1 $10.93
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
I Am Princess X • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
Girl, Stolen: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Saints (Boxers & Saints) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Nightmare Escape (Dream Jumper, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Every Last Word • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Concussion • Amazon Business $9.22 1 $9.22
Betrayal: The Betrayal; The Secret; The Burning (Fear Street Saga) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie • Amazon Business $9.08 1 $9.08
Ready Player One: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
Children of Eden: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
I Heart You, You Haunt Me • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Pieces of Why • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1) • Amazon Business $7.44 1 $7.44
Posted • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Abduction! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Angel Experiment: A Maximum Ride Novel (Book 1) • Amazon Business $6.24 1 $6.24
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92
Wintergirls • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Gym Candy • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Deenie • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies) • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14
Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63
Monster • Amazon Business $3.38 1 $3.38

Materials cost

$301.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.32

Total project goal

$395.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.45

1 Donor

-$395.45

Donations toward project cost

-$336.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.32

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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