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  • $528 goal

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  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Y Can't We Find Anything to Read???

My students need Level Y reading books for the classroom library so that more of my students can choose books that are appropriate for their reading level.

My Students

Do you know what it is like to finish a good book and then itch for something else to read? My students do! Many of them are very proficient readers, and our classroom library cannot keep up with their needs. I've poured many of my own resources into trying to provide for them, but it is not enough!

Our urban school is situated right in the middle of a busy area.

Sadly, local public libraries are not well funded, and my students' access to quality reading material at their level is often constricted as a result. My students love to read, and I see a lot of potential in them!

My Project

These level Y books will be used to supplement our selection of classroom library books. They will be open for the students to use during their independent reading time. The students would choose books that interest them and then conference with me about what they are reading. Research shows that having challenging, interesting books for students to self-select at their reading level is critical to students growing as readers.

Getting these books would be a very important step in providing that opportunity for my students!

Right now, most of my students have run through all the books in our classroom library that are at their level. As a result, they are having to pick books that don't challenge them to read, and their progress is stunted.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Inheritance Cycle 4-Book Trade Paperback Boxed Set (Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, Inheritance) (The Inheritance Cycle) • Amazon Business $31.06 1 $31.06
Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne's House of ... Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside • Amazon Business $30.16 1 $30.16
The Giver Quartet boxed set • Amazon Business $24.38 1 $24.38
Nancy Drew Starter Set • Amazon Business $23.09 1 $23.09
The Kane Chronicles: The Complete Series • Amazon Business $16.71 1 $16.71
Pennyroyal Academy • Amazon Business $13.80 1 $13.80
The Swap • Amazon Business $12.60 1 $12.60
Stargazer (Land of Elyon) • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
The Boy Who Dared • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
Variant • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Milkweed (Random House Reader's Circle) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Diary of a Young Girl • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Morrigan's Curse (Eighth Day) • Amazon Business $9.65 1 $9.65
A Curse Dark As Gold • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
The Call of the Wild • Amazon Business $8.58 1 $8.58
A Mango-Shaped Space • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Maude March on the Run! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
See You at Harry's • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Misadventures of Maude March • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Rough Waters • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Scepter of the Ancients (Skulduggery Pleasant) • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Blackout • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42
Feedback (Variant) • Amazon Business $7.33 1 $7.33
Okay for Now • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Eighth Day • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Inquisitor's Mark (Eighth Day) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Matilda Bone • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Dirt Diary • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Doll Bones • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Replay • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave (Laurel-leaf books) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
The Land of Elyon #2: Beyond the Valley of Thorns • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Land of Elyon #3: Tenth City • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics) • Amazon Business $3.15 1 $3.15

Materials cost

$378.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.13

Total project goal

$527.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.53

1 Donor

-$527.53

Donations toward project cost

-$448.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 30 students.

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