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Mrs. Quinn from York SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Potential and Sparking Success!

My students need empowering read alouds that inspire young children, especially girls, to defy any odds they may face and achieve their dreams.

  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Being a student in our fast-paced and quickly changing world can be challenging. The students that come in my classroom are eager to learn and embrace new challenges regardless of challenges that they may face.

Students in my classroom defy the odds on a daily basis, taking charge of their learning and their futures to be the best they can be.

These students deserve the best resources that we can provide to allow them to succeed and embrace their futures.

My Project

I am requesting a group of read alouds for my students that center around the theme of determination. Students in low income schools often fail to realize the amazing potential they each carry inside of them. Students are afraid to "dream big" because their circumstances seem bleak and impossible to overcome. Students should be taught at an early age of their amazing potential, regardless of circumstances, and their ability to achieve their goals and dreams.

This carefully chosen group of read alouds will teach students through many real-life stories that regardless of their circumstances, dreams can be achieved.

Often time students, especially female students, believe their circumstances determine what their goals in life will be. As many young girls look around them, they often don't realize their true and full potential. many of these books are about amazing women in our history that attained their goals and wouldn't let their circumstances stand in their way.

Mrs. Quinn
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $15.45 1 $15.45
Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.65 2 $15.30
Be Kind • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
The Harmonica • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.12 1 $6.12

Materials cost

$195.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.75

Total project goal

$285.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.01

1 Donor

-$285.01

Donations toward project cost

-$242.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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