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

Increasing Our Knowledge with High Quality Books

Help me give my students high quality nonfiction books to help broaden their interest in the world around them.

  • $998 goal

This project expired on January 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 95 amazing second grade students! They all have a love of learning, a million and one questions, and big ideas! They are voracious readers, who have already read through many books in my classroom library and are looking for more! Please help me get books into their hands!

All 95 of my students are Gifted and Talented, because of this they are always exploring and questioning the world around them.

It is my goal to help them grow as lifelong learners, researchers, and readers!

My Project

Students will have access to all of the books purchased immediately. They will go directly into the student library where they will have the opportunity to borrow, read, share, and enjoy them.

The books that have been selected will fill holes in my classroom library, covering the topics of American History, The Human Body, Energy, Motion, and Women in Science.

They are all high interest, full color books that will help the students discover new topics and new ideas.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

Mrs. Dumas
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Book of HOW (A TIME for Kids Book) (Time for Kids Magazine) • Amazon Business $17.85 1 $17.85
Cute as an Axolotl: Discovering the World's Most Adorable Animals (The World of Weird Animals) • Amazon Business $17.08 1 $17.08
100 Inventions That Made History (100 in History) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Big Book of WHY: Revised and Updated (A TIME For Kids Book) (TIME for Kids Big Books) • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Math Curse • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Science Comics: Sharks: Nature's Perfect Hunter • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life • Amazon Business $10.03 1 $10.03
Electricity (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Pioneer!: A Wilderness You'd Rather Not Tame • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
One Odd Day • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
You Wouldn't Want to Sail on the Mayflower! (Revised Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Famous Inventors & Inventions • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
You Wouldn't Want to Explore with Lewis and Clark • Amazon Business $9.55 1 $9.55
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Civil War Soldier! • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist! • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Clean Water! • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
You Wouldn't Want to Be at the Boston Tea Party!: Wharf Water Tea You'd Rather Not Drink • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Nurse During the American Civil War!: A Job That's Not for the Squeamish • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Books • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Worker on the Statue of Liberty! • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
Space Engineer and Scientist Margaret Hamilton (STEM Trailblazer Bios) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Nasa Mathematician Katherine Johnson (STEM Trailblazer Bios) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Let It Begin Here!: Lexington & Concord: First Battles of the American Revolution • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
My Even Day • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Motion: Push and Pull, Fast and Slow (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Secret Coders: Robots & Repeats • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Writing! • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Stem Cells Are Everywhere • Amazon Business $8.72 1 $8.72
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Electricity • Amazon Business $8.51 1 $8.51
Light: Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Sound Waves and Communication (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Introducing Landforms (Looking at Earth) • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tornadoes! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hurricanes! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Look Inside: Your Skeleton and Muscles (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Were a Kid in the Thirteen Colonies • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Earth's Landforms and Bodies of Water (Earth's Processes Close-Up) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $7.86 1 $7.86
If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
The Fourth of July Story • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
You Wouldn't Want to Sail With Christopher Columbus!: Uncharted Waters You'd Rather Not Cross • Amazon Business $7.56 1 $7.56
Redwoods • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
If You Were a Kid During the California Gold Rush • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
If You Were a Kid During the Civil War • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Light and Its Effects (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $7.16 1 $7.16
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Can't You Make Them Behave, King George? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
If You Lived In Colonial Times • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Look Inside: Your Brain (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Light Is All Around Us (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Toys!: Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
U.S. Landforms (True Books: U.S. Regions) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Nervous System (New True Books: Health (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Salem Witch!: Bizarre Accusations You'd Rather Not Face • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Digestive System (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
Germs Make Me Sick! (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Digestive System (True Books) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
. If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Forces Make Things Move (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Gravity Is a Mystery (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the Gold Rush? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Places Around the World – Explore World Geography with this Fun Book for Kids! (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Energy Makes Things Happen (Rise and Shine) (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & Yawn (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
George Washington's Teeth • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93
Homes Around the World (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78
What Was the Holocaust? • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66
Simple Machines (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Sounds All Around (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Volcanoes • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Respiratory System (True Books: Health (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
If You Were a Kid During the American Revolution • Amazon Business $5.36 1 $5.36
Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Kids Around the World (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
All About Light (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Icebergs, Ice Caps, and Glaciers (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
What Is the Constitution? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Is the Declaration of Independence? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.60 1 $4.60
National Geographic Readers: Storms! • Amazon Business $4.13 1 $4.13
DK Readers L2: What is the President's Job? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers L3: School Days Around the World • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Energy from the Sun (Rookie Read-About Science (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $3.96 1 $3.96
Katherine Johnson (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Women Who Launched the Computer Age (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $3.08 1 $3.08

Materials cost

$805.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$847.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.64

Total project goal

$997.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$997.58

1 Donor

-$997.58

Donations toward project cost

-$847.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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