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Mrs. Davis from Silsbee TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Young Inquiring Minds Seeking Motivation and Passion for Reading.

My students need independent reading sources to engage their inquiring minds.

  • $554 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a freshmen teacher, I love the newness and innocence in which they view the world; they still have inquiring minds not quite beaten down by cynicism. They have had a rough year after suffering through Hurricane Harvey and losing friends and community members in tragic ways. In spite of all of that, they are brilliantly motivated to succeed. Their determination to rise above difficulties is a motivation. This project can help give them the tools they need to succeed.

My Project

Research proves that students who read independently are more successful than those who don't. Students who "don't like to read" simply haven't found the right book. I want to provide a plethora of high-interest novels that will engage every student. If a student can find a book they love, they open up a world of intrigue and imagination. I want to watch my students find their new worlds! This project has books from different reading levels, subjects, and genres. Every child deserves to read something that motivates them to succeed and that has characters that they can relate to.

Mrs. Davis
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mortal Instruments (6 bk set) • AKJ Education $73.28 1 $73.28
Harry Potter (7 bk set) • AKJ Education $65.04 1 $65.04
The Ender Quintet (5 bk set) • AKJ Education $39.62 1 $39.62
Divergent (3 bk set) • AKJ Education $38.14 1 $38.14
Maximum Ride (4 bk set) • AKJ Education $25.43 1 $25.43
The Gemma Doyle Trilogy (3 bk set) • AKJ Education $25.42 1 $25.42
Matched (3 bk set) • AKJ Education $23.92 1 $23.92
Graceling Realm (3 bk set) • AKJ Education $23.92 1 $23.92
His Dark Materials (3 bk set) • AKJ Education $20.18 1 $20.18
Out of Darkness • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Salt to the Sea • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates • AKJ Education $11.68 1 $11.68
I Am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • AKJ Education $11.68 1 $11.68
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Outrun the Moon • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The Living • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Screaming Quietly • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

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