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Ms. Walker from Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Build Our Brains With Books!

Help me give my students books to keep them engaged in their Gifted and Talented projects.

  • $388 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

After last week's tornado-ravaged our neighborhood, we are in need of costly, but much-needed supplies. Our students deserve it, and in times like these, we are asking for your help.

My students are actively preparing for lifelong learning, and it is tough for them since English is their second language.

These kids are bright and look forward to each and every new lesson brought to them in every area of the school. They love exploring new topics, actively participating in hands-on experiments, and reading aloud to anyone who will listen!

We are an urban school with low socio-economic status, but that doesn't stop us from giving every minute we have to improve​ our grades, our goals, and our impact on humanity. Our school is culturally diverse, which makes for a great global learning experience.

We are an accredited dual language school whose classes mandate that English is taught just as much, if not more than Spanish. We fulfill the "whole child" philosophy and make sure each child feels safe and loved. Truly, no child is left behind!

Even with that much going for us, we need your help so we can soar to even greater heights!

My Project

Our classroom library is missing books for several of our Talented and Gifted Units. We do not have a librarian this year and it is becoming a problem getting books to keep the kids engaged.

Each grade level produces a different project each semester and we need books to help us learn more about the subject.

The project requires reading and writing and a hand-built product. These books will help us have something to read at our fingertips and not have to wait until we get a new librarian.

We hope to have our class library complete with the addition of these books!

Ms. Walker
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Famous STEM Inventors: True stories of famous young inventors with awesome sketching and building activities for kids aged 6-10 years • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
100 Inventions That Made History: Brilliant Breakthroughs That Shaped Our World (100 in History) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Mooshka, A Quilt Story • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Look Where We Live!: A First Book of Community Building (Exploring Our Community) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Have You Thanked an Inventor Today? • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Patchwork Quilt • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
The Kindness Quilt • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
All the Water in the World • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
In the Town All Year 'Round: (Illustrated Classics for Kids, Illustrated Kids Books, Early Readers Book) • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Mikey Learns about Business • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Quiltmaker's Gift • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Hey, Water! • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
The Quilt • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Jasmine Launches a Startup: (Entrepreneurship books for kids) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Teacher Created Materials - Science Readers: Content and Literacy: Water Bodies - Grade 2 - Guided Reading Level F • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mistakes That Worked: The World's Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Quinito's Neighborhood/El Vecindario de Quinito • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Water: Up, Down, and All Around (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
This Is My Neighborhood (Cloverleaf Books ™ ― Where I Live) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Water • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Cassie's Word Quilt (Avenues) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Why Should I Save Water? (Why Should I? Books) • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors (Visual Timelines in History) • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
The Quilt Story • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Indestructibles: My Neighborhood • Amazon Business $3.79 1 $3.79

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