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Ms. Povey from Seattle WA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Library: Let's Keep Going!

My students need another round of 31 book titles to fill the shelves of our science library.

  • $553 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My science students need books for silent reading time. Your generosity with my first donors choose grant filled one shelf. We've got three more to go!

My students are eager and curious to learn about science.

Approximately 70% of my students are at or below poverty level, and 50% come from families where English is not the first language in the home. The reading resources we have in our classroom greatly expand their perspective on science and help them build a variety of skills.

My Project

Stories are the most interesting way to learn. Every day, I tell my students that they are already scientists, that everything in their world involves science. The books I've selected help to reinforce this, giving students the opportunity to read about science and sports, science and cooking, science and rollercoasters.

Most of the books on this list are not in our school library.

Students are devouring the first set of books you provided them with your donations. At the rate my students are reading, we will need another round of books in the next month. These books are actively used throughout all my classes.

Ms. Povey
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What&apos • AKJ Books $8.02 1 $8.02
The Joy of Chemistry • AKJ Books $19.00 1 $19.00
Chemistry • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
From Gunpowder to Laser Chemistry • AKJ Books $25.55 1 $25.55
Foolish Physics • AKJ Books $6.93 1 $6.93
Physics • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Taking the Quantum Leap • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
The Physics of Soccer • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
The Trouble with Physics • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
The Physics of Baseball • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
A Drop of Water • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
A Beginner''s Guide to Constructing the Universe • AKJ Books $13.86 1 $13.86
Beyond the Atmosphere • AKJ Books $18.21 1 $18.21
Black Pioneers of Science and Invention • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Broca''s Brain • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa • AKJ Books $10.18 1 $10.18
Einstein''s Essays in Science • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Faint Echoes, Distant Stars • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Galileo''s Commandment • AKJ Books $17.52 1 $17.52
What Einstein Told His Cook • AKJ Books $15.95 1 $15.95
Women in Science • AKJ Books $14.36 1 $14.36
Are You Afraid Yet?: The Science Behind Scary Stuff Stephen • AKJ Books $13.10 1 $13.10
Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks and Other Painless Tr • AKJ Books $19.42 1 $19.42
Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid''s Guide to the History & • AKJ Books $15.26 1 $15.26
Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid''s Guide to the History & • AKJ Books $14.36 1 $14.36
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
The Best of the Best American Science Writing • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
The Canon • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, F • AKJ Books $14.60 1 $14.60
Moonwalking With Einstein • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68

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