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Ms. Gatewood from Phoenix AZ is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Senior Project: Social Issues World Wide

Help me give my students the books they need to research social issues around the world for their senior project. All books relate the the issues of abuse, race, poverty, homelessness, terrorism, and gender.

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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

Celebrating Black History Month

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 Students

Here at my school the kids are exceptionally special. They are hard workers and come to school with the desire to learn and graduate. This school is special because it gives the kids a second chance to put themselves on the right path and graduate. I have noticed that even though these kids have been through so much, they use their struggles as a motivator to keep going. After failing and falling behind, they put themselves in a position to not fail again. Additionally I have witnessed kids become more interested in books that they see themselves in. Making connections is a huge part of their learning!

These kids truly have a desire to learn.

My fun loving kids are always so inquisitive and look for answers in their lives through literature. I love having them around because they keep me on my toes, constantly searching for something new to present to them.

My Project

With the books purchased, students will cultivate an active interest in the world around them and find their place in it. they will be exposed to issues and begin to survey these issues that are prevalent in their lives.

The world is full of problems, It always has been.

Society often serves as a crucible, a container that forces all different elements together and slowly heats up until, eventually, everything boils over. It’s in that “boiling process” that heroes arise: leaders, revolutionaries, activists who challenge the status quo. They look at what has happened, what is happening, and they ask why? And why can’t we change it? And then they do

Ms. Gatewood
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Next: A Novel • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
The Little Drummer Girl: A Novel • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Series) • Amazon Business $12.76 2 $25.52
The Long Road Home • Amazon Business $12.70 2 $25.40
A Thousand Splendid Suns • Amazon Business $12.30 2 $24.60
Why She Lied: A Riveting Psychological Thriller Based on A True Story • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive • Amazon Business $7.29 3 $21.87
Drown • Amazon Business $10.11 2 $20.22
The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Tyrell • Amazon Business $9.89 2 $19.78
Refugee • Amazon Business $9.74 2 $19.48
The Power • Amazon Business $9.29 2 $18.58
Monster • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
The Long Road Home: A Novel • Amazon Business $7.52 2 $15.04
The Way I Used to Be • Amazon Business $7.48 2 $14.96
Now Is the Time for Running • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.79 2 $13.58
Just Between Us: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.19 2 $12.38
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.48 2 $10.96

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