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Mrs. Goodman from Wolf Point MT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Non-Fiction Can Be Interesting

My students need 21 non-fiction books.

  • $349 goal

This project expired on July 2, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Non-fiction usually makes students cringe. I would like to have non-fiction make students smile and think.

I teach on a rural reservation.

Some students have never left the reservation to experience the real world. I would like to provide that opportunity through books. Non-fiction is now required reading so students need a variety of interesting non- fiction books to choose from.

My Project

Students at our school are required to pass a certain number of Accelerated Reader quizzes which is a grade on their report card. This number is based on their grade. Of that number, 30% must be non-fiction per common core standards. With a limited number of non-fiction books available, students will have a hard time reaching their goal.

Students that are isolated, as some of the students I teach are, need to experience various cultures and learn about their world.

One way to do this is through books. Providing this opportunity for students to expand their current knowledge is important.

Mrs. Goodman
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Human Rights Greenhaven Press • AKJ Books $38.45 1 $38.45
Teen Cuisine • AKJ Books $20.66 1 $20.66
The Big Book of Boy Stuff Bart King • AKJ Books $19.99 1 $19.99
Ideas That Changed the World • AKJ Books $18.24 1 $18.24
Just the Facts: US Constitution/Bill of Rights • AKJ Books $18.24 1 $18.24
The Race to Save the Lord God Bird • AKJ Books $18.24 1 $18.24
How to Draw Comic Book Heroes and Villains • AKJ Books $14.56 1 $14.56
Rules of the Game, Bk. 2 • AKJ Books $13.15 1 $13.15
Kid&apos • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Life Strategies for Teens • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens Sean Covey,CD Read by S • AKJ Books $10.22 1 $10.22
Vocabulary Workshop 2005 Level B • AKJ Books $9.88 1 $9.88
Everyday Leadership • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Everyday Leadership • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Help! My Teacher Hates Me • AKJ Books $7.16 1 $7.16
Help! My Teacher Hates Me • AKJ Books $7.16 1 $7.16
Buildings of the Future • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
They Cage the Animals at Night • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Sla • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Pattern • AKJ Books $4.95 1 $4.95
Pattern • AKJ Books $4.95 1 $4.95

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