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Ms. Craw from Caldwell ID is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Sleuths and Super Citizens

Help me give my students quality books to engage them in thematic units.

  • $999 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders are scientists, inventors, and engineers. They are natural problem-solvers, so I believe in engaging them with activities that ask them to be challenged.

My students have the power to make a difference in the world.

I believe that they can and do change the world every day. Their excitement about life and learning inspires me. My favorite thing as a teacher is to see my students light up with enthusiasm when they are given opportunities to engage in creativity and hands-on learning.

My Project

Books are what make learning come alive! This project is filled with engaging science, STEM, and citizenship books that will help students to dig deeply into the world around them. Some of the books are for reading aloud, and others are sets of books that can be used in small groups for guided reading lessons.

With access to intriguing books, students will become science sleuths and super citizens.

These books fit into our units on Mars, animals, citizenship, Colonial America, and Ancient Rome. With a focus on nonfiction, these books will help students to learn in a more authentic way, without having to use textbooks or worksheets.

Ms. Craw
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
G is for Gladiator • AKJ Education $14.59 7 $102.13
World's Strangest Ocean Beasts (Lonely Planet Kids) • Amazon Business $9.99 8 $79.92
Weird Looking Animals On Land and On The Sea • Amazon Business $9.42 8 $75.36
Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change: Courageous Actions Around the World • Amazon Business $8.49 7 $59.43
Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive! • AKJ Education $8.02 7 $56.14
If You Lived In Colonial Times • Amazon Business $6.99 8 $55.92
The Dreadful, Smelly Colonies The Disgusting Details About Life in Colonial America • AKJ Education $5.91 9 $53.19
My Weird School #20: Mr. Louie Is Screwy! • AKJ Education $3.64 8 $29.12
Why Am I Here? • Amazon Business $16.54 1 $16.54
Rain School • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth (CitizenKid) • Amazon Business $15.18 1 $15.18
Be Kind • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
Max Goes to Mars: A Science Adventure with Max the Dog (Science Adventures with Max the Dog series) • Amazon Business $13.44 1 $13.44
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
What Makes a Monster?: Discovering the World's Scariest Creatures (The World of Weird Animals) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Character Building Day by Day: 180 Quick Read-Alouds for Elementary School and Home • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
The Secret Life of a Snowflake An Up-Close Look at the Art and Science of Snowflakes • AKJ Education $12.41 1 $12.41
Cute as an Axolotl: Discovering the World's Most Adorable Animals (The World of Weird Animals) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
10-Minute Life Lessons for Kids: 52 Fun and Simple Games and Activities to Teach Your Child Honesty, Trust, Love, and Other Important Values • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
You Can Face Your Fears (Persistence Project) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Hero Club: 52 Weekly Stories to Share with Your Children about Courage, Compassion, Honesty and other Character Traits that will Inspire Kids to be Heroes • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.52 1 $9.52
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.08 1 $9.08
That's Good! That's Bad! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Brave Irene: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Ugly Vegetables • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Math Candy • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$761.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$46.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$848.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.76

Total project goal

$998.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$998.38

1 Donor

-$998.38

Donations toward project cost

-$848.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.76

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$0.00

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