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Mrs. Figueroa from Lufkin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy Books

My students need financial literacy books to read so they can learn about managing money.

  • $221 goal

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My Students

My students are loving children who all come from different backgrounds. They are hardworking, funny, talkative, and all around a great group of 11 and 12-year-olds that make my day.

What makes my students so special is that we come together as one with one goal in mind and that is to learn math.

Our middle school is the largest in the state with around 1800 students in 6-8 all on one campus.

My goal is to help them learn and develop math skills that are essential for everyday life.

My Project

Throughout the year I speak to my students about money. I mostly compare every concept to money because it is something that the students can relate to. For example fractions, percents and decimals etc. In addition to that my students need to be exposed to financial responsibility.

My students need financial literacy books to learn how to manage, budget and learn about the finance world for their future years.

Some students don't get the opportunity to learn any financial responsibility before leaving high school. We teach financial literally for about 1 week every year, but I would love to have books so the students can read throughout the year.

Mrs. Figueroa
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cowries, Coins, Credit The History of Money • AKJ Education $22.37 1 $22.37
The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 • AKJ Education $11.66 1 $11.66
Money Sense for Kids • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The Richest Kids in America How They Earn It, How They Spend It, How You Can Too • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Making Money Work: The Teens' Guide to Saving, • AKJ Education $8.06 1 $8.06
Understanding Stocks and Investing • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
DK Eyewitness Books: Money • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Money Matters: What's It Worth? Financial Literacy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Using Money • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
I'm Broke! The Money Handbook • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
¿Qué son los presupuestos? (What Are Budgets?) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Growing Money • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Where Do We Keep Money? How Banks Work • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Money and Government • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
¡Cómpralo! Historia del dinero (Buy It! History Of Money) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The History of Money From Bartering to Banking • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Smart Spending: The Teens' Guide to Cash • AKJ Education $4.65 1 $4.65

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