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Mrs. Stull from Durham NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Help me give my students books that will show them how strong, beautiful, and inspirational women in the world are and how they can also change the world.

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My Students

Coming from a low-income/high poverty school district, many of my students face so many challenges in and outside of school. I want the classroom to be one less challenge for them to face when they walk in the room. Every day I want to be able to provide my students with the resources to have creative and meaningful learning experiences, and to be able to make their own choices.

The students in my classroom are creative, curious, active learners.

I may not have control over the environment my students grow up in or their home lives, but I want to create a classroom community where they feel empowered to solve problems, make choices, and strive for excellence.

My Project

So many great books have been added to our classroom library and my students are loving it! We are finishing up our research for Black History Month and are moving on to Women's History Month. I want my students to see how strong and inspiring women around the world can be to show them that they can also achieve the same thing.

I would love to add more books to our classroom library so my students can immerse themselves in the history of strong, beautiful, and inspiring women.

We will be using the books to read about a different inspirational woman each day and writing about what made them such an important person, and we will display posters each day in the classroom about that woman for my students to reference throughout the month.

My hope is that by seeing how each of these women impacted the world they will see themselves in these women and know they can be anything they want!

Mrs. Stull
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 19 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Coco Chanel (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Harriet Tubman (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $13.40 1 $13.40
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit) • Amazon Business $12.21 1 $12.21
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Women in Science) • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Maya Angelou (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
Anne Frank (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Mother Teresa (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Jane Goodall (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Rosa Parks (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
Amelia Earhart (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
I am Helen Keller (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
A Is for Awesome!: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $7.66 1 $7.66
Michelle Obama: First Lady, Going Higher (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.94 1 $3.94

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