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Mr. Stuart from Cedar Springs MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A World Class Library for World History Students

My students need 1 copy of Debt, 3 copies of The Scientists, 3 copies of African Diary, and 3 copies of A Short History of Nearly Everything.

  • $164 goal

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My Students

What kinds of settings make your mind go wild with curiosity? For me, one of those settings is a library. What if my world history students, every day, were surrounded by one of the best world history libraries in the country?

My kids are awesome and I love them.

We live in a small town, and yet my students are future world-shapers. I believe they can be the kinds of teens who grow up into parents, spouses, thinkers, and creators who impacted others. Yet, for many of them, this small town is all they've ever known -- and there's both a beauty to that reality, and a limitation to it.

My Project

Imagine a world history classroom that had shelves full of books on any topic that caught a student's fancy. What if, when a few students became intrigued by learning world history through the lens of debt, or scientists, or astronomy, they had multiple copies of the best books on world history from those angles? I can already picture students in my classroom who would latch onto the books I'm requesting in this project.

That's what you're providing with this project -- a chance to dig deeper into history; a chance to do what few history students get to do in this country: explore deeply and richly the many stories that the textbooks cannot contain.

If you've fallen in love with history, help my students do the same. Thank you so much!

Mr. Stuart
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors • Amazon Business $13.14 3 $39.42
A Short History of Nearly Everything • Amazon Business $9.79 3 $29.37
Bill Bryson's African Diary • Amazon Business $8.64 3 $25.92
Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35

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