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Mrs. Morris from San Ramon CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Looking Back to Look Forward

Help me give my students a classroom library filled with books about the many amazing women in history.

  • 11 donors
  • $587 goal

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My Project

My students are voracious and curious readers. They look forward to independent reading times throughout the week, as well as story time with the whole class. To help further their curiosity, my goal is to build a classroom library that offers a glimpse into the past and introduces them to women who have made incredible contributions in science, medicine, art, literature, sports, and government.

Through their courage and determination, these women's accomplishments will show my students what is possible.

With these resources, we will begin working on a "women in history" research project. Together, we'll spend time learning about the many incredible women who have made discoveries, broken records, pushed past boundaries, and championed for their communities.

Mrs. Morris
Grades 3-5

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Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist (Women in Science Biographies, Fossil Books for Kids, Feminist Picture Books, Dinosaur Gifts for Kids) • Amazon Business $16.19 2 $32.38
I am Temple Grandin (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Watercress • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Voice that Won the Vote: How One Woman's Words Made History • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom (Volume 6) (People Who Shaped Our World) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
When Sue Found Sue: Sue Hendrickson Discovers Her T. Rex • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Raise Your Hand • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
I am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Junko Tabei (My Itty-bitty Bio) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
I Am Golden • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
I am Marie Curie (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Frida Kahlo: A Kid's Book About Expressing Yourself Through Art (Mini Movers and Shakers) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Amelia Earhart: A Kids Book About Flying Against All Odds (Mini Movers and Shakers) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Reach for the Stars Like Kalpana (Little Kids' Big Lessons) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mae Jemison: A Kid's Book About Reaching Your Dreams (Mini Movers and Shakers) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I am Frida Kahlo (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Kalpana Chawla (My Itty-Bitty Bio) • Amazon Business $11.63 1 $11.63
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Volume 66) (Little People, BIG DREAMS, 66) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
It's Her Story - Marie Curie - A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $10.40 1 $10.40
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist (Women in Science Books, Marine Biology for Kids, Shark Gifts) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Wilma Rudolph (Volume 27) (Little People, BIG DREAMS, 27) • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
The Skirt (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Jane Goodall: A Champion of Chimpanzees (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Mae Jemison: Ready-to-Read Level 3 (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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