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Ms. Stumb from Boone NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multi-Genre Work to Reveal Multiple Perspectives

Help me give my students a range of modern novels about Africa that reflect contemporary issues and show this continent through a richer perspective.

  • $575 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from an Appalachian community steeped in tradition. These students want to succeed to meet their own educational goals and the hopes of their extended families. We emphasize civil discourse and investigative inquiry.

At my school, we work to bring distant horizons closer and build understanding for other perspectives through reading.

It is a great privilege that I teach world literature, which permits students to see broader perspectives and helps to make them empathetic to the world around them.

My Project

Choice is one of the most important aspects to facilitate student engagement. In a classroom, even at the high school level, it is essential that students feel they have control and voice in their thinking and learning.

These novels will allow students to select an area of interest for them which they will read, research, and write about through multiple genres.

Students will select a book, read it to better understand contemporary world issues, write research, and engage in creative responses as well, including poetry, prose, and visual interpretations of this world issue. If we want students to see the world as plural, they need to engage in literature that shows the plurality of experience.

Ms. Stumb
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unbowed: A Memoir • Amazon Business $17.00 4 $68.00
What is the What • Amazon Business $11.05 4 $44.20
The Bitter Side of Sweet • Amazon Business $10.99 4 $43.96
Purple Hibiscus: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.84 4 $43.36
Chanda's Secrets • Amazon Business $10.16 4 $40.64
Broken Memory: A Novel of Rwanda • Amazon Business $9.56 4 $38.24
Akata Warrior • Amazon Business $8.60 4 $34.40
The Red Pencil • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier • Amazon Business $7.69 4 $30.76
How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child • Amazon Business $7.48 4 $29.92
Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity and My Journey to Freedom in America • Amazon Business $13.73 1 $13.73

Materials cost

$419.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$488.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.15

Total project goal

$574.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$574.31

8 Donors

-$572.54

Donations toward project cost

-$488.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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