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Ms. Mullins from Ferguson MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Black History Books

My students need books that teach them about their black history.

  • $302 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a school where they are encouraged to be bright and highly educated and are motivated to be their best daily. My students are willing to learn anything that is presented before them, who happen to live in a high poverty area. My students lack books that reflect their history. They are constantly facing many challenges both in school and at home. Despite their circumstances my student face, they are always ready and eager to learn new material.

My Project

Black History Month is every February. However, teaching and reading about Black History should not just be in the month of February. I would love for my student to read books that teach them about their history throughout the year. The majority of my students are African American and by having books in their class library would improve self-images as well as give them a better picture of their lives and their history. The more books that can be provided will only educate them more and make them well-rounded citizens and critical thinkers which is encouraged daily in my classroom.

Ms. Mullins
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $12.75 2 $25.50
Coretta Scott • Amazon Business $5.61 3 $16.83
Let the Children March • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Before She was Harriet • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Firebird • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
Nelson Mandela • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Rosa • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans • Amazon Business $7.04 1 $7.04
I Love My Hair! • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
White Socks Only (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Katherine Johnson (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $2.23 3 $6.69
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
When I Grow Up: Misty Copeland (Scholastic Reader, Level 3) • Amazon Business $2.89 2 $5.78
Juneteenth for Mazie (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Alvin Ailey • Amazon Business $4.93 1 $4.93
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $4.55 1 $4.55
A Weed Is a Flower : The Life of George Washington Carver • Amazon Business $4.51 1 $4.51
Misty Copeland (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Rosa Parks (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
If You Lived When There Was Slavery In America • Amazon Business $3.63 1 $3.63
Jesse Owens (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $3.35 1 $3.35
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic • Amazon Business $3.18 1 $3.18

Materials cost

$223.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$256.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.25

Total project goal

$301.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$301.68

1 Donor

-$301.68

Donations toward project cost

-$256.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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