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Ms. Wells from Memphis TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books That Increase Pride

Help me give my students Several Diversity and Inclusion Books for Memphis Teens

  • $162 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are young men and women of great promise. I would love for them to grow up and fulfill their potential and purpose. I hope that their passion for improvement stays strong. They are all bright and brave in myriad ways.

My students attend an all-black school in the Walker Homes community in Memphis, Tennessee.

We strive to become a Level 5 school, but we have very limited resources.

My Project

These reading materials will make a difference like putting clay in a potter's hands. It will inspire students to create written works that are well worth reading. It will motivate them to honor each chapter of their lives and to make their own life stories more fulfilling. Students will read at school in a cozy and comfortable environment.

I will teach thematic lessons that are insightful and impactful.

I will model how to close read and annotate. I will facilitate as students embark on this adventurous journey. Thanks for everything!

Ms. Wells
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 30 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Year We Learned to Fly • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $20.00 1 $20.00
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $19.00 1 $19.00
Within These Wicked Walls • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $15.00 1 $15.00
Dont Ask Me Where Im From • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $13.00 1 $13.00
Furia • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $13.00 1 $13.00
You Should See Me in a Crown • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $12.00 1 $12.00
Teni and Tayo Legendary African Queens Coloring Book • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00

Materials cost

$101.00

Vendor shipping charges

$5.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.27

Total project goal

$161.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$161.79

3 Donors

-$161.79

Donations toward project cost

-$137.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.27

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$0.00

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