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Middle School, Music Teacher

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Mr. Norfleet from Memphis TN is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Reading Is FUNdamental

Help me give my students informative, descriptive engaging reading materials so they can learn about social injustices through the scope of civic leaders and celebrities.

  • $826 goal

This project expired on July 26, 2023.

This project expired on July 26, 2023.

Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

I reside in Memphis, TN where politics, civics, and injustices has run ramped through out our city for many years. The books I am requesting will help in knowing about injustices the history and feel good stories of accomplishments. My objective is to introduce books that show the importance of social justice and how authors can articulate words and spread messages on their platform. The books I've chosen for my students highlight artists that they are familiar with and some not and that is a good thing to reinforce and expand their knowledge.

The books that I am seeking for donation has meaning, purpose, artistic views and excitement in them for the students to read from.

The kids will learn from the readings and know how influential and impactful the content in the books are. These books will allow my students to understand that they can grow up to be whatever they'd like to be and create change in the world through art and other mediums. Some of the books selected were for students who play sports and want to coach as well so I selected books that would in fostering their learning beyond playing the game.

I grew up reading a lot and I want my students to read as I do and much more. Reading is fundamental and always will be. In school literacy is a component of every subject matter.

Mr. Norfleet
Grades 9-12

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Christopher Paul Curtis 3 Book Boxed Set • MahoganyBooks $23.37 2 $46.74
A Promised Land • MahoganyBooks $45.00 1 $45.00
Call Us What We Carry • MahoganyBooks $22.49 2 $44.98
The Black Family's Guide to College Admissions • MahoganyBooks $21.95 2 $43.90
Blackout • MahoganyBooks $17.99 2 $35.98
Ace of Spades • MahoganyBooks $17.09 2 $34.18
Clap When You Land • MahoganyBooks $17.09 2 $34.18
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (PB) • MahoganyBooks $15.30 2 $30.60
The King Inside: Practical Advice for Young African-American Males • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
100 Things Black Boys Should Do and Know • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Anchor Points: Building a Defense from the Ground Up • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Complete Linebacking • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
Coaching the 4-2-5 Defense • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Random Minis: Dear Martin • MahoganyBooks $10.80 2 $21.60
Their Eyes Were Watching God (PB) (Modern Classics) • MahoganyBooks $17.99 1 $17.99
Bill Belichick: His Coaching Philosophy, Leadership Style, Game Preparation & Football Strategy • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Becoming • MahoganyBooks $17.09 1 $17.09
Home Team: Coaching the Saints and New Orleans Back to Life • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
Becoming Muhammad Ali • MahoganyBooks $15.29 1 $15.29
The Art of War (Deluxe Hardbound Edition) • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Implementing Championship Defense (High School): A defensive Coordinators guide to implementing a plan (Football, Coaching Philosophies) • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Young, Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Mental Toughness For Young Athletes: Eight Proven 5-Minute Mindset Exercises For Kids And Teens Who Play Competitive Sports • Amazon Business $13.77 1 $13.77
New Kid • MahoganyBooks $11.69 1 $11.69
Developing Coaching Skills: A Concise Introduction • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
One Crazy Summer • MahoganyBooks $7.19 1 $7.19
Ghost Boys (Paperback) • MahoganyBooks $7.19 1 $7.19
The Art Of War: Complete Text of Sun Tzu's Classics, Military Strategy History, Ancient Chinese Military Strategist (Deluxe Collection Edition, #1) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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