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Mrs. Blankenship
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Non-Fiction Books that Middle School Students Will Love

Help me give my students quality non-fiction books that are new and highly recommended.

My Students

Our library is the center of learning in our school. Our students visit the library often for a variety of reasons, and we want to continue to serve them. Our school is a rural middle school with almost 650 students. Sixty percent of our students receive free or reduced lunch. Our students are AWESOME! They are unique, creative, and talented. They come from all walks of life. Our students have a love for learning and are anxious to read and discover new books and various forms of technology.

My Project

I am requesting high quality non-fiction books for the students at East McDowell Middle School. Our school has identified informational text or non-fiction reading as an area that are students struggle to be successful.

Due this identification, I would love to introduce my students to the best non-fiction books of 2019.

All the books that I am requesting are published in 2019 and all have been reviewed favorably.

Putting high quality books in the hands of students is by far the best way to begin to see them become comfortable with non-fiction texts. Students will love non-fiction books when given the opportunity to select a book that they would like to read and that interests them.

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Where Your Donation Goes

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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere • Amazon Business $17.47 1 $17.47
Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon • Amazon Business $17.43 1 $17.43
Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
Deadly Aim: The Civil War Story of Michigan's Anishinaabe Sharpshooters • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
War in the Ring: Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, and the Fight between America and Hitler • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Hammering for Freedom • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation (Environmental Science for ... and You for Kids, Conservation for Kids) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Camp Panda: Helping Cubs Return to the Wild • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
An Invisible Thread: A Young Readers' Edition • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor (Awards)) • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
The Eye That Never Sleeps: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
Beavers (Superpower Field Guide) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition) • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Crash: The Great Depression and the Fall and Rise of America • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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This project will reach 650 students.

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