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Mrs. Tien from Carson City MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Igniting Change with Social Justice Book Clubs

Help me give my students books that will teach them about social justice and the importance of understanding differing viewpoints and experiences.

  • $447 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

If you step foot into my classroom, you would see a class of student-sponges eager to learn. They are curious, fun-loving, quick to laugh, with just a little dose of sass. They enjoy a good debate and thrive on a good challenge. They attack difficult material with a vigor I haven't seen in many of the buildings in which I have taught. They constantly make me laugh and inspire me every day with their grit and ability to overcome the odds.

My Project

To prepare them to play a role in an ever-changing future, my students will be participating in book clubs focusing on the theme of Social Justice. I want my students to understand multiple viewpoints so they are able to make educated decisions as they enter a world in need of growth and advocacy for all.

It is important our students learn how to have a voice in social change.

These books will allow them to take a step into someone else's shoes. To learn about other perspectives before they will be forced to decide our future. The titles I have selected focus on relevant issues in our news every day as well as having notoriety for being well-written and engaging.

Mrs. Tien
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $14.16 5 $70.80
Let Me Hear a Rhyme • Amazon Business $12.32 5 $61.60
Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) • Amazon Business $12.17 5 $60.85
The Benefits of Being an Octopus • Amazon Business $11.65 5 $58.25
The Prince and the Dressmaker • Amazon Business $9.33 5 $46.65
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $8.49 4 $33.96
Let Me Hear a Rhyme • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32

Materials cost

$344.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$379.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.99

Total project goal

$446.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$446.59

1 Donor

-$189.80

Donations toward project cost

-$189.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$223.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$189.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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