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Mrs. H. from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Be Educated Animal Stewards!

My students need access to current, relevant and informative non-fiction resources. These books will inform and empower our middle school and high school students.

  • $443 goal

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My Students

Non-fiction resources in our library are invaluable to our students, both in middle school and high school. These resources bring the world around them inside the classroom and into their hands.

Building awareness is the first step to building compassion.

This project will bring a wide variety of books about animals into our library. I want our students to be stewards of animals wherever there go. Giving them resources to educate and inform is a crucial step in molding the animal lovers and protectors of tomorrow.

My Project

It's easy to say you are an animal lover. But being an educated one is entirely differently. I want our students to learn about the animals around them so they can be compassionate animal stewards and protectors now and as they go into adult life.

Knowledge is power and we are all called to protect those needing protection.

I want my students to have vast knowledge at their fingertips so they can become educated and passionate about all kinds of animals. These new books will provide them with current and complete information about a variety of animals.

Additionally, I've worked hard to select books that will appeal to both middle school and high school students so that our library is better equipped to answer questions for all of our students.

Mrs. H.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories From The Animal Kingdom (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $25.70 1 $25.70
National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship & Four-Legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics • Amazon Business $21.90 1 $21.90
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest―and Most Surprising―Animals on Earth (Boston Globe-Horn Book Honors (Awards)) • Amazon Business $18.93 1 $18.93
Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other • Amazon Business $17.67 1 $17.67
So, You Want to Work with Animals?: Discover Fantastic Ways to Work with Animals, from Veterinary Science to Aquatic Biology (Be What You Want) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Radiant: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal • Amazon Business $16.48 1 $16.48
DK Eyewitness Books: Endangered Animals • Amazon Business $16.21 1 $16.21
The Animal Book • Amazon Business $15.02 1 $15.02
Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Save the World • Amazon Business $14.44 1 $14.44
A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories Of Courage And Heart From The Animal Kingdom (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $13.58 1 $13.58
Animal Heroes: Inspiring True Stories of Courageous Animals • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals • Amazon Business $13.52 1 $13.52
The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Finding Home: Shelter Dogs and Their Stories • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Call of the Cats: What I Learned about Life and Love from a Feral Colony • Amazon Business $10.84 1 $10.84
Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Hero: Rescue Mission • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Soldier Dogs #1: Air Raid Search and Rescue • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine. • Amazon Business $8.43 1 $8.43
Hero • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Hero: Hurricane Rescue • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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