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Mrs. Draper from Brownsboro TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Touching Lives Through Literature

My students need 30 copies of "Touching Spirit Bear" to read in class, the audio cd, and the teacher guide as we explore literature together.

  • $259 goal

This project expired on June 22, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember being in Junior High and dealing with bullies? My students deal with this everyday. They either face the pressure of being bullied or the pressure to be a bully. Literature can help my students understand that bullies can change and those who are bullied can stand up for themselves.

Our school is a rural school that has many amazing students but they face many challenges.

The majority are from low economic backgrounds and a great number of them qualify for free lunch. Many of them do not have the resources at home to purchase items needed to enhance their education.

My Project

With the "Touching Spirit Bear" books and the teacher guide, we will read together in class and do projects along with the book. This will enhance their vocabulary, their reading skills and their comprehension. The story itself will teach them to stand up if they are being bullied, how to change if they are being a bully and how to face their fears. My students will grow as individuals and will always remember this story that they explored at this critical time in their lives.

If you choose to donate to this project, you will be investing in the lives of young people.

Because of you, they will have new tools to carry into their teen years and on into adulthood. You will be making a difference!

Mrs. Draper
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Touching Spirit Bear • AKJ Books $5.10 30 $153.00
Touching Spirit Bear Audio CD • AKJ Books $25.55 1 $25.55
NU5273-Touching Spirit Bear • AKJ Books $8.75 1 $8.75

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