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Mrs. Laux from Clarksville OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Biographies to Impact Lives

Help me give my students biographies to read that will inspire them and open their minds to new experiences.

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the kindest and most caring students you’d meet. These kids love to help others and are always looking for ways to lend a helping hand.

This group of kids is creative, inquisitive and they love to learn.

They come to class each day with a smile on their faces, ready to learn. My classroom is an inclusion classroom with a variety of student needs.

In our school, we strive to instill a growth mindset in our students. My kids know the value of the word “yet” when it comes to not understanding something. My students know that making mistakes is all part of learning!

My Project

The end of the year project for our fourth graders is a Living Wax Museum. Students are to choose a person their interested in, read a biography about that person, and then create a project that helps them display to the community what they learned at our Wax Museum.

The wide variety of biographies in this project will allow for our students to have the opportunity to choose to learn about someone that inspires them.

Whether students choose to research someone with a certain career, someone who plays a certain sport, or someone who impacted a cause important to them, the biography they choose will be personalized to them. The books from this project will hopefully cause each student to learn more about someone that will impact their own lives.

Mrs. Laux
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 130 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
J.J. Watt: The Inspiring Story of One of Football's Greatest Defensive Ends (Football Biography Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Sylvia Earle: Ocean Explorer (Women in Conservation) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dian Fossey: Friend to Africa's Gorillas (Women in Conservation) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Simone Biles (Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Who Was Stephen Hawking? • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Great Americans in Sports: Drew Brees • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
DK Life Stories: Katherine Johnson • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
Juliette Gordon Low: America's First Girl Scout (Women of Our Time) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Breakaway: Beyond the Goal • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Elon Musk: What YOU Can Learn From His AMAZING Life (Inspirational books for kids) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
On the Field with...Tom Brady • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Sitting Bull? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Henry Ford? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
On the Court with...LeBron James (Matt Christopher Sports Biographies) • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
Who Was Clara Barton? • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Who Was Steve Irwin? • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Who Was Helen Keller? • Amazon Business $5.55 1 $5.55
Who Is George Lucas? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.55 1 $5.55
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Betsy Ross? • Amazon Business $4.89 1 $4.89
On the Court with...Stephen Curry • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50
Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Susan B. Anthony? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Marie Curie? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Roberto Clemente? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Mister Rogers? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Harry Houdini? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Babe Ruth? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was P. T. Barnum? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Nikola Tesla? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Stan Lee? • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
Who Is Michelle Obama? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Who Was Norman Rockwell? • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
Who Was Booker T. Washington? • Amazon Business $2.79 1 $2.79

Materials cost

$230.21

Vendor shipping charges

$5.75

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$269.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.54

Total project goal

$316.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$316.95

4 Donors

-$285.91

Donations toward project cost

-$269.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.04

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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