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Ms. Koski from Republic MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading History

My students need a classroom library of non-fiction and fiction books for American History.

  • $250 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are part of a very small school community in a very rural area. We are also considered a high-poverty school. Our school has an awesome, small community atmosphere. We care about each other and it is common to hear students asking teachers about their weekend or how their family is and vice versa. My students are hard-working, inquisitive and love to learn. They strive to do their very best every day. One of the best things about our school is our amazing students!

My Project

I will be teaching Advanced U.S. History for the first time in two years and want to make this the best year yet! I want my students to work on a variety of independent projects throughout the year. One of the options my students will have for their independent project is a book critique.

This project will purchase books for a classroom library to allow students to complete their Advanced US History quarterly project.

The reading project will allow students to explore areas outside of the textbook and to examine multiple viewpoints on history. Recognizing and understanding other viewpoints is a critical skill!

Ms. Koski
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 70 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II • Amazon Business $19.04 1 $19.04
Under the Eagle: Samuel Holiday, Navajo Code Talker • Amazon Business $16.86 1 $16.86
Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Alexander Hamilton • Amazon Business $13.14 1 $13.14
Washington: A Life • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
20 Years at Hull-House • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Wright Brothers • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson • Amazon Business $9.57 1 $9.57
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
1776 • Amazon Business $8.27 1 $8.27
Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Last Full Measure: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
John Adams • Amazon Business $7.01 1 $7.01
Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy • Amazon Business $2.42 1 $2.42

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