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Ms. Livesey from Meridian ID is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

With Books, We Can Be Limitless!

Help me give my students a welcoming and organized independent reading nook by providing some shelving options and cozy flexible seating, as well as some new and exciting books for the classroom library.

  • $1,301 goal

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My Students

My students are curious, motivated, and hungry for learning. Just the other day, in fact, one student said "he's as hungry as a tiger" for learning! My kids come from diverse backgrounds and have huge personalities and each and every day I look forward to seeing what they will say. They are determined to succeed in middle school and beyond, and wholeheartedly embrace a growth mindset. I feel truly lucky to be their teacher, and hope that I am able to provide an enriching environment for them to grow.

My Project

I am so lucky to be able to teach a wonderful group of 7th and 8th graders at our middle school! In my English language arts and literacy lab classes, my goal is to allow all students to succeed at whatever they endeavor to accomplish, and one of the most powerful ways to do that is to give them a wide variety of reading experiences.

My students voraciously zoom through the books in my classroom library, and lively discussions about what new books we'd like to read happen daily.

I would very much love to update the books in my classroom library with new and well-loved titles, and to create a nook with alternative seating (because everyone knows that it's more fun to read when you are not at your desk!)

Ms. Livesey
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brotherband Chronicles (Books 1-5 in the Series) • Amazon Business $43.92 1 $43.92
Furinno FNCL-33002 Pine Solid Wood 4-Tier Bookshelf • Amazon Business $40.73 1 $40.73
Jason Reynolds's Track Series: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $37.30 1 $37.30
HIGOGOGO Solid Square Seat Cushion, Tufted Thicken Pillow Seat Corduroy Chair Pad Tatami Floor Cushion for Yoga Meditation Living Room Balcony Office Outdoor, Watermelon Red, 22x22 Inch • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
HIGOGOGO Solid Square Seat Cushion, Tufted Thicken Pillow Seat Soft Corduroy Chair Pad Tatami Floor Cushion for Yoga Meditation Living Room Balcony, Green, 22x22 Inch • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
HIGOGOGO Thicken Tufted Cushion, Solid Square Seat Cushion Corduroy Chair Pad Pillow Seat Soft Tatami Floor Cushion for Yoga Meditation Living Room Balcony Office Outdoor, Turquoise, 22x22 Inch • Amazon Business $36.98 1 $36.98
March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) • Amazon Business $32.77 1 $32.77
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $23.35 1 $23.35
Harry Potter: Exploring Hogwarts: An Illustrated Guide • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) by Alvin Schwartz (1981) Paperback • Amazon Business $19.00 1 $19.00
Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Best Paper Greetings Set of 100 Library Cards and Book Pockets - Library Pockets, Library Card Holder, Book Cards for Public Library Record Keeping, Tracking, Book Borrowing, White • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
SLAY • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
White Bird: A Wonder Story • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! A Century Of Strange! (15) • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
The Giver (Graphic Novel) (1) (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Just As You Are: A Teen’s Guide to Self-Acceptance and Lasting Self-Esteem (The Instant Help Solutions Series) • Amazon Business $15.36 1 $15.36
The Hobbit (Graphic Novel) with a subtitle of An illustrated edition of the fantasy classic • Amazon Business $15.30 1 $15.30
Undertale: Surviving the Underground • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Stranger Things: Runaway Max • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
American Street • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Pride • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
American Royals • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Game Changer • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Pumpkinheads • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 2 • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Speak: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Eliza and Her Monsters • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) • Amazon Business $11.85 1 $11.85
Other Words for Home • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Sheets • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Stuff That Sucks: A Teen's Guide to Accepting What You Can't Change and Committing to What You Can (The Instant Help Solutions Series) • Amazon Business $11.54 1 $11.54
They Called Us Enemy • Amazon Business $11.13 1 $11.13
Sadie • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Black Beauty: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $10.68 1 $10.68
Mastermind: Over 100 Games, Tests, and Puzzles to Unleash Your Inner Genius (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $10.35 1 $10.35
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation (Pantheon Graphic Library) • Amazon Business $10.20 1 $10.20
Would You Rather... for Kids and Their Adults! 365 Clean and Hilarious Questions the Entire Family Will Love! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Lifeboat 12 • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Minecraft: The Island: An Official Minecraft Novel • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
SET Enterprises Karma Card Game • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Maze Teens: Ultimate Challenging Puzzle Games Book, 100 Crazy Mazes to Solve, Large Print (Maze Book Puzzle for Teens) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dreams Come to Life (Bendy and the Ink Machine, Book 1) (1) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Scholastic Year in Sports 2019 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Sun Is Also a Star • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Graveyard Book • Amazon Business $8.38 1 $8.38
The DIY Sprinkler Book: Install Your Own Automatic Sprinkler System. Save Thousands and Get the Satisfaction of Knowing You Did it Yourself and Did it Yourself • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Making Friends (Making Friends #1) (1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Guts • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
New Kid • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Rumble Fish • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Trinkets • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 3 • Amazon Business $7.18 1 $7.18
Scotch 845 Book Tape, 2 Inches x 15 Yards, 3 Inch Core, Crystal Clear • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Renegades • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Now Is the Time for Running • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Best Friends • Amazon Business $5.71 1 $5.71

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