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Mrs. Pomaville from Peck MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Knowledge is Power

Help me give my students access to rich literature which coincides with our phenomenal reading series! The texts included in this project will correlate with our Knowledge lessons.

  • $514 goal

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My Students

My students come from diverse homes and families. We live in a very small community with extremely limited resources. Children come to school not only for educational opportunities but for nurturing love and care as well.

We are a Title I school with low-achieving students from low-income homes.

We strive to give them excellent learning experiences at all age levels as well as other real life experiences that they may not be receiving at home. Giving them hands-on materials is just one of many ways we can do this!

My Project

The books selected are recommended resources in our wonderful reading series. We just adapted the program last year and the students thoroughly enjoyed learning about big topics.

My students deserve the opportunity to immerse themselves in rich cultured literature.

These stories from all over the world will help open their minds to many concepts and new vocabulary, as well as give them experience with interesting illustrations and text structures.

Students will have the ability to explore these new books independently, in pairs and in small groups. I will also use them as teaching tools to enrich our Amplify Knowledge lessons when applicable.

Mrs. Pomaville
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The 5,000-Year-Old Puzzle: Solving a Mystery of Ancient Egypt • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Exploring the Solar System: A History with 22 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
What Happens to a Hamburger? (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2 (Pb)) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
Cendrillon : A Caribbean Cinderella • Amazon Business $16.57 1 $16.57
The Egyptian Cinderella • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Let's Go Up! Climbing Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu and Putucusi • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Orphan: A Cinderella Story from Greece • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Find the Constellations • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Issun Boshi: The One-Inch Boy • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
DK Eyewitness Books: Mesopotamia: Discover the Cradle of Civilization the Birthplace of Writing, Religion, and the • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China: Discover the History of Imperial China from the Great Wall to the Days of the La • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
DK Eyewitness Books: Aztec, Inca & Maya: Discover the World of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas their Beliefs, Rituals, and C • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Gift of the Crocodile: A Cinderella Story • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Domítíla: A Cinderella Tale from the Mexican Tradition • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt: Explore the Nile Valley Civilizations from Colossal Temples to Tombs Packed with • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
Once Upon a Starry Night: A Book of Constellations • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
DK Eyewitness Books: Astronomy: Discover the Mysteries of the World's Oldest Science from Constellations to Moon • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Mummies Made in Egypt (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Korean Cinderella (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Our Solar System: Revised Edition • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Rain Player • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Gilgamesh the King (The Gilgamesh Trilogy) • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42
Zoo in the Sky: A Book of Animal Constellations • Amazon Business $7.37 1 $7.37
The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
What Makes Day and Night (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Irish Cinderlad (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Ancient Maya (A True Book: Ancient Civilizations) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Wynken, Blynken, & Nod • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84
The Inca Empire (A True Book: Ancient Civilizations) • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
The Aztec Empire (A True Book: Ancient Civilizations) • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

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