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Mrs. Trucios from Greenlawn NY is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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When My Students Ask for More Books Like…

Help me give my students My students are constantly asking for more books! The young adult book market is flushed each year with newcomers! And my students want the newness! Surrounding them with books is my passion.

  • $879 goal

This project expired on September 20, 2022.

This project expired on September 20, 2022.

My Project

With the books my 13 year olds crave, they will continue to evolve their reading histories. My hope is to have a classroom full of independent readers who can self-select texts, talk about texts, and share a meaningful take away from their books. Readers can say to their peers, “Hey, you have to read this next because…” And those words can become creative book projects like WeVideo book trailers or Book Buzz Presentations or Character Instagrams. I want to encourage my students to lead readerly lives forevermore and to be passionate about their reads!

Mrs. Trucios
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
They Called Us Enemy • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $19.00 4 $76.00
Long Way Down The Graphic Novel • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $19.00 4 $76.00
Before the Ever After • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 4 $72.00
American Born Chinese • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $15.00 4 $60.00
When Stars Are Scattered • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $12.00 4 $48.00
Wonder • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $12.00 4 $48.00
The House on Mango Street • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 5 $45.00
I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $11.00 4 $44.00
Harbor Me • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 4 $40.00
Merci Suarez Changes Gears • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 4 $36.00
Other Words for Home • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 4 $36.00
Ghost Boys • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 4 $36.00
Island of the Blue Dolphins • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 4 $32.00
Soft Rain A Story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 4 $32.00
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $20.00 1 $20.00

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