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Mr. Storm from Quakertown PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Can't Buy Happiness, But You Can Buy Books

Help me give my students the keys to open doors to new worlds with this incredible selection of new and highly engaging young adult literature!

  • $469 goal

This project expired on December 9, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There is no other time in a child's schooling that they undergo more changes, physically, emotionally, and socially - 7th grade is this time. The students in my classroom are beginning to understand that relationships are important, complex, and the basis for learning.

Empathy and relationships are the foundations for our classroom.

This is an environment where we strive to find our passions and uncover our potential. Reading will open these doors and help them find their passion and complete their reading goals.

My Project

Imagine walking into your middle school classroom on the first day of school and having the opportunity to "speed date"? Okay, parents, it's not what you think - I'm talking about getting to know a good book. With these great titles in our classroom, our kids will be more motivated to pick them up and read.

Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.

When John Green said that I believe he was referring to middle school students. Every middle school kid is trying to understand who they are and just want to be understood. Great books that make our kids think can help them do that.

Our kids will have the opportunity to look at as many of these books as they can in a class period (speed date) and set reading goals to help them grow as readers and people.

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

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Anniversary Collection • Amazon Business $50.40 1 $50.40
Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down: The Official Behind-the-Scenes Companion • Amazon Business $19.44 1 $19.44
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $18.05 1 $18.05
Gryphon: New and Selected Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball • Amazon Business $16.30 1 $16.30
The Next Great Paulie Fink • Amazon Business $16.22 1 $16.22
Internment • Amazon Business $16.15 1 $16.15
Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The first official Stranger Things novel • Amazon Business $15.37 1 $15.37
Marvel DC Various Collector Starter Set Comic Books, Pack of 25 • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
Genesis Begins Again • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
25 DC Comics LOT • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $12.67 1 $12.67
Seeds and Trees: A children's book about the power of words • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Monster: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $10.68 1 $10.68
Good Enough: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Stranger Things: The Other Side (Graphic Novel Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.22 1 $9.22
Eleven • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
Mexican WhiteBoy • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Far from the Tree • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fallout • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Towers Falling • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Boot Camp • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Beneath Still Water • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Monster • Amazon Business $3.60 1 $3.60

Materials cost

$362.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.31

Total project goal

$468.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$468.72

13 Donors

-$323.72

Donations toward project cost

-$283.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.06

match offer

-$145.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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