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Ms. Gregson from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

History's Not Such a Mystery! Historical Fiction Book Clubs

My students need varied historical fiction books to form book clubs!

  • $479 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember getting completely sucked into an awesome book as a young reader, feeling yourself getting transported to another place and time as you sped through the pages of a story? I know I do.

My students are curious and insightful young people.

They are capable of making significant connections to characters in stories, especially when given the very best books, ones that make them excited to read and eager to share their thoughts with their peers and teachers.

My Project

The requested books will allow my students to be immersed in various time periods in American and world history. They will meet characters living through the American Revolution, the Civil War, World War II, Civil Rights, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and more.

Through the experiences of the characters in these books, my students will be able to make the kinds of connections necessary to understand that the human experience is one that unites people across time periods.

They will develop empathy for those have come before us by connecting the experiences of the past with those of today.

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

This project will reach 25 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Wednesday Wars • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
The Lions of Little Rock • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Our Only May Amelia (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
Penny from Heaven • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Boys of Wartime: Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776 • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Okay for Now • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Moon Over Manifest • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Fever 1793 • Amazon Business $6.29 4 $25.16
One Crazy Summer • Amazon Business $5.59 4 $22.36
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $5.59 4 $22.36
The Sign of the Beaver • Amazon Business $5.49 4 $21.96
Hattie Big Sky • Amazon Business $4.88 4 $19.52
P.S. Be Eleven • Amazon Business $6.39 2 $12.78
The War I Finally Won • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Gone Crazy in Alabama • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy) • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Forge • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Ashes (The Seeds of America Trilogy) • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40

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