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Mrs. Hunter from Fairfax MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Holocaust Books Needed for GUIDED READING!

My students need quality books that can be used in small groups to teach them about the Holocaust.

  • $444 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my students have not gotten hooked on history or been exposed to the Holocaust. This history needs to be shared with children. Holocaust books can seem depressing but more often courage, inspiration, and helping those in need are common themes students can embrace and learn from.

My sixth grade students are a hard-working bunch.

They come into my classroom ready to read, and I give them the books to do just that. They are eager to learn and embrace new and old novels as well as different genres. Many of the students are casual readers who need a nudge in the right direction, and many more are voracious readers looking for something different.

My Project

My students will be using these Holocaust books in guided reading and small groups. Different groups will be reading different books and will be collaborating to compare and contrast stories. These books will allow students to make connections, and receive support from the teacher if they need it. Students will learn important themes about how to treat others, how to accept people with different beliefs and backgrounds, and how to make a difference in their world.

These books are so important because they don't only make an impact academically, they also impact a child's social well-being.

Students will learn about a tragic time in history, explore the actions of those involved, and discuss issues that still exist today.

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Mrs. Hunter
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 55 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rescuing the Children: The Story of the Kindertransport • Amazon $13.84 5 $69.20
Hiding Edith (Holocaust Remembrance Series) • Amazon $13.45 5 $67.25
The Last Train: A Holocaust Story • Amazon $12.93 5 $64.65
Yellow Star • Amazon $9.99 5 $49.95
Hana's Suitcase • Amazon $8.99 5 $44.95
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon $4.49 7 $31.43
DK Readers: The Story of Anne Frank (Level 3: Reading Alone) • Amazon $3.59 4 $14.36

Materials cost

$341.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$376.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.52

Total project goal

$443.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$443.44

14 Donors

-$206.01

Donations toward project cost

-$175.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.30

Matching donations from our partners

-$236.72

Match offers toward project cost

-$201.21

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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