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

Bringing History to Life

Help me give my students picture books for a deeper understanding of history.

  • $529 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They are kind, hardworking, driven, motivated and are eager to learn and understand all things American History.

They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically.

I have such a diverse group of learners that come from various backgrounds. I am so lucky that I get the opportunity to work with such amazing hard working students every day. Truly, they are my inspiration and the reason I do what I do.

My Project

Welcome! As an American History teacher I am constantly searching for ways to make learning more engaging, and to insure the concepts that we teach “stick” with our kiddos. I am a Social Studies teacher, and I am looking to add more historical fiction picture books into our classroom library. My goal is to bring history to life, by telling stories about American History and keeping students hooked and interested.

We will use these books in class as a way to bring American History to life.

Students love engaging in stories, and my hope is that with these books, students will learn to love history even more, and remember what they are learning.

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
World War II (6 Books) • AKJ Education $36.56 1 $36.56
Let the Children March • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Her Right Foot (American History Books for Kids, American History for Kids) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.12 1 $14.12
Liberty or Death The American Revolution: 1763-1783 • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Independent Dames What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Those Rebels, John and Tom • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 • Amazon Business $12.28 1 $12.28
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
Pink and Say • Amazon Business $11.67 1 $11.67
Building the Transcontinental Railroad: Race of the Railroad Companies • AKJ Education $10.26 1 $10.26
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
Rosie the Riveter • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Black Tuesday and the Great Depression • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Growing Your Money • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Mayflower Compact • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
World War II & the Cold War 1940-1960/Graphic U.S. History • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist! • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hopes, Needs, Rights & Laws How Do Governments and Citizens Manage Migration and Settlement? • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Forge • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Economics Through Infographics • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Now & Ben The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Black Heroes of the American Revolution • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Real Story about Government and Politics in Colonial America • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Heroes of the American Revolution • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Children of the Longhouse • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Martha Washington America's First Lady • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
George Washington's Socks • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Hard Labor The First African Americans, 1619 • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Phoebe the Spy • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
George Washington's Breakfast • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
American Revolution • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Declaration of Independence • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
George vs. George The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
A Horn for Louis • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
What Was Pearl Harbor? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was Ellis Island? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Isaac Newton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the Gold Rush? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Abigail Adams? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Titanic: Lost and Found Lost...and Found (A Step 3 Book/ Grades 2-3( • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Story of the American Revolution Coloring Book • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Free at Last!: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Dirty Rotten Rulers • AKJ Education $1.90 1 $1.90

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