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Mrs. P. from Fort Worth TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy Through Books

Help me give my students books about financial literacy and money. This grant will allow me to supply classrooms with different levels of literature that tie into our financial literacy unit.

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are a diverse group of children from prekindergarten to fourth grade. They come from many different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. We are a Title I campus serving over 600 students. Many come from low income homes who struggle with money on a daily basis.

Our students enjoy coming to school every day and are eager to learn.

We provide our students with many ways to learn and one of our main focuses is literacy. What better way to learn about budgeting, spending, and saving than reading?

My Project

I want our teachers to be able to build a strong foundation of financial literacy in their classrooms. My goal is to build a library of children's books on financial literacy and money.

What better way to introduce a topic like financial literacy by reading fun fiction books from some of their favorite authors?

These books will start some great conversations with our students about the importance of money management, saving, and taking an idea and working hard to help it become successful. Financial literacy is one of the most important skills for our students to learn in this day and time.

Mrs. P.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Money Madness • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
National Geographic Kids Everything Money A wealth of facts, photos, and fun! • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Querido dragón va al banco (Dear Dragon Goes To The Bank) • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Understanding Buying and Spending • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Money, Money, Honey Bunny! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Money Matters: What's It Worth? Financial Literacy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Follow the Money! • AKJ Education $7.19 1 $7.19
What Can You Do with Money? Earning, Spending, and Saving • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Ahorrar y gastar (Saving And Spending) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Where Do We Keep Money? How Banks Work • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Saving and Spending • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Do I Need It? or Do I Want It? Making Budget Choices • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Ganar dinero (Earning Money) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Money Counts • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
My Money Choices • AKJ Education $6.02 1 $6.02
Saving My Money • AKJ Education $6.02 1 $6.02
What Is Money? • AKJ Education $6.02 1 $6.02
Spending My Money • AKJ Education $6.02 1 $6.02
Money How to Make It, Save It, and Spend It • AKJ Education $5.85 1 $5.85
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Bunny Money • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Story of Money • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Dollar, a Penny, How Much and How Many? • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Why Does Money Matter? • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Learning About Earning • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Once Upon a Dime A Math Adventure • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
What Do I Want? What Do I Need? • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Brody Borrows Money • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Kyle Keeps Track of Cash • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Lily Learns about Wants and Needs • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
All About Money • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Earn Money • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Tightwad Tod Math Matters • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
No Money? No Problem! • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Little Critter: Just Saving My Money • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Lots and Lots of Coins • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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