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Mr. Thayer from Beech Grove IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning about the Holocaust with Prisoner B-3087

Help me give my students this astonishing narrative based on a true story about the horrors of the Holocaust.

  • $391 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 7th and 8th grade students come every day ready to learn. They're at the perfect age in their education where their curiosity can't be satiated. They possess this eagerness to learn because there is so much about the world they still don't understand. Yet there are so many obstacles standing in their way.

These are high-poverty students.

What's more, these kids face adult-like struggles every day outside of the classroom. Often this is the most stable and structured environment that they have. Having resources like this book on hand only helps to enhance that stability for them.

My Project

Our goal is to use "Prisoner B-3087" as a guide for improving the students' English Language Arts skills. The hope is that the students will not only improve their reading and writing abilities, but also improve their ability to make inferences and argue claims. 

The great thing about Prisoner B-3087 is that it provides these kids with a historical topic that they actually want to learn about.

It is something that truly engages them!

What's more, the book also has value outside of English. It provides students with lessons in tolerance, compassion, and other major social issues that relate to current, real-world circumstances.

Mr. Thayer
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prisoner B-3087 • AKJ Education $12.40 24 $297.60

Materials cost

$297.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.60

Total project goal

$390.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.66

2 Donors

-$332.06

Donations toward project cost

-$332.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$58.60

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$0.00

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