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Mrs. Weidner from Waukegan IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Loves To Read A Good Book?

Help me give my students books that reach out to their interest level!

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

I would like to add some new books to my classroom library. I have chosen a variety of books that will hopefully entice my students to pick up a book and read! All too often, my students say the stories they are reading do not interest them, they are boring, I cannot relate, etc.

The new stories have themes that relate to everyday problems that my students might be going through.

If you can relate or connect to a character, the story will be more interesting. Help me get these books into the hands of my students!

Mrs. Weidner
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 150 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Blessing Effect: A Single Act of Kindness Can Rewrite the Future • Amazon Business $15.95 2 $31.90
Drained • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Hey, Brown Girl • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
I Have a Bad Feeling About This • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $12.43 2 $24.86
DEAR EVAN HANSEN • Amazon Business $12.39 2 $24.78
The Lovely Bones • Amazon Business $12.13 2 $24.26
They Both Die at the End • Amazon Business $8.37 2 $16.74
Fractured • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Rumor Game • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
We Were Kings • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive • Amazon Business $7.68 2 $15.36
The Knowledge Seeker: (YA Dystopian Novel) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The House on Mango Street • Amazon Business $7.28 2 $14.56
The Emotional Embodiment of Stars: A Collection of Short Stories • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue (True Rescue Series) • Amazon Business $6.78 2 $13.56
The Journey From Shanghai to Gold Mountain • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
We Were Liars • Amazon Business $5.98 2 $11.96
The Outsiders • Amazon Business $5.89 2 $11.78
Her Name is Hazel • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Bird With The Broken Wing • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Game Change • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Last Green Valley: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $4.67 2 $9.34
The Totally Awesome Book of Useless Information • Amazon Business $8.94 1 $8.94
They Wish They Were Us • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Holding Up the Universe • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68

Materials cost

$432.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$468.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.75

Total project goal

$551.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$551.64

3 Donors

-$529.14

Donations toward project cost

-$449.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.37

Matching donations from our partners

-$22.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$19.12

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.38

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$0.00

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