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Ms. Owens from Noel MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's Greek to Us!

Help me give my students George O'Connors' Olympians series and other books about Greek mythology.

  • $287 goal

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My Students

My students are culturally diverse. Their diversity is their commonality, however. My students don't focus on their differences. They accept each other as they are. This is what makes them special in my eyes.

My students are curious.

They seek to explore the unknown and they prefer to do that in a hands-on manner. A majority of my students don't have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities that support or enhance their education. School is often their only connection to a brighter future.

My Project

Unfortunately, my library budget isn't large enough for me to order all of the books that I want my students to have access to. After ordering books that support the curriculum and the most popular fiction trade books, I have very little left to purchase books that I know the kids would enjoy if given the chance.

My students know very little about Greek mythology.

I want to add books like George O'Connors' Olympians series and D'aulaire's Book of Greek Myths to our library collection so that they can read and learn about this interesting topic. I think that once they read one--they will want to read more and reading more is what makes my librarian heart happy.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
D'aulaire's Book of Greek Myths • Amazon Business $20.96 1 $20.96
Olympians: Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Olympians: Hera: The Goddess and her Glory • Amazon Business $17.57 1 $17.57
Olympians: Apollo: The Brilliant One • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Olympians: Hades: Lord of the Dead • Amazon Business $16.13 1 $16.13
Olympians: Aphrodite: Goddess of Love • Amazon Business $16.12 1 $16.12
Olympians: Ares: Bringer of War • Amazon Business $15.44 1 $15.44
Olympians: Poseidon: Earth Shaker • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Greek Myths (Volume One) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Olympians: Zeus: King of the Gods • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Olympians: Hephaistos: God of Fire • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Olympians: Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Mortals and Immortals of Greek Mythology • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Olympians: Hermes: Tales of the Trickster • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44

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