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Ms. Hilby from Dubuque IA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspire Creativity Through Art Books

Help me give my students art books that give them the opportunity to learn about famous artists and time periods.

  • $209 goal

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My Students

My school serves 250 PreK-5th graders. The school is in a high poverty area. The majority of the students come from at-risk families and homes. All students at my school receive free lunch. My school is a safe place for students. They look forward to coming to school each day.

My students are curious, energetic, fun, kind, and hard-working.

They love interacting and collaborating. Teachers and staff at my school are always looking for ways to inspire, motivate, and engage all students.

My Project

Art gives us the opportunity to learn how to problem solve and think differently. Famous artists from the past and present are great examples of how new ideas can be presented to our world visually.

Through these books students can discover amazing painters, sculptors, and other artists who have come before them and moved the world.

These books will not only serve as visual examples of the artists' work; they also discuss the artists' life and the ideas behind their artwork that spoke to viewers. The variety of books will also give the students examples of many different types of artists from different time periods, and give students the opportunity to find their favorite.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 200 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Art Book for Children - Book Two • Amazon Business $18.12 1 $18.12
The Art Book for Children • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
Michelangelo • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
Norman Rockwell • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Grant Wood • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Claude Monet • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Leonardo Da Vinci • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Vincent Van Gogh • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Frida Kahlo (Revised Edition) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Diego Rivera (Revised Edition) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Paul Gauguin • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Mary Cassatt • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Pablo Picasso • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Edward Hopper • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Marc Chagall • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Andy Warhol • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Georges Seurat • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Paul Klee • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07

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