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Ms. Seale from Mobile AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need to Read!

My students need these novels and biographies to enhance their comprehension skills.

  • $1,131 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very special. I have students ranging from Honors level to special needs. All of my students are motivated to learn.

They come from very diverse backgrounds.

I have students coming from different religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school is in one of the largest cities in the state. Our school is the largest middle school in the state. Our school district is home to 50,000 students. We take care of all of these children as if they were our own.

My Project

In any classroom, having a good selection of reading materials is important. My current classroom library is lacking in high-interest reading materials. These selected biographies will enable students to not only improve their reading comprehension skills, but also give them exposure to important past and current historical figures. They will allow students more independence in what they choose to read. By learning about these important historical figures, they will also be able to make connections to other subjects they are studying in school. Learning across the curriculum is very important in getting students to fully grasp what they are learning.

Ms. Seale
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 20 $131.20
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
What Was...? (10 Books) • AKJ Education $44.82 1 $44.82
Who Was Sojourner Truth? • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
The Who Was? Activity Book • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Who Was Rachel Carson? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Is Michelle Obama? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Is Gloria Steinem? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Alfred Hitchcock? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Andy Warhol? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Charles Dickens? • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is Bill Gates? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Babe Ruth? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Christopher Columbus? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Paul Revere? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Davy Crockett? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Maurice Sendak? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is Steven Spielberg? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is Bob Dylan? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Claude Monet? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Walt Disney? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Jane Goodall? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Michael Jackson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Were the Beatles? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was George Washington? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was George Washington Carver? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Is the White House? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Frederick Douglass? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Derek Jeter? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is J.K. Rowling? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Milton Hershey? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Rosa Parks? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Mark Twain? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Louis Braille? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Sitting Bull? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Maria Tallchief? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Galileo? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Barack Obama? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Helen Keller? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Is the Super Bowl? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Were the Wright Brothers? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Maya Angelou? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Muhammad Ali? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Roald Dahl? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Bob Marley? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Gandhi? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Sally Ride? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jane Austen? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Mother Teresa? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Susan B. Anthony? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Clara Barton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Are the Rolling Stones? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Hillary Clinton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Betsy Ross? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Henry Ford? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Is Alcatraz? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Richard Branson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was William Shakespeare? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Fidel Castro? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Marie Curie? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is George Lucas? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Aretha Franklin? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Dolly Parton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Abigail Adams? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Queen Victoria? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Bruce Springsteen? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Bruce Lee? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Annie Oakley? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Julia Child? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Woodrow Wilson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Wayne Gretzky? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Joan of Arc? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Isaac Newton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Alexander the Great? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jesse Owens? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Stevie Wonder? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Genghis Khan? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Ulysses S. Grant? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Queen Elizabeth? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Cesar Chavez? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Winston Churchill? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jim Henson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Julius Caesar? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Princess Diana? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is the Dalai Lama? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the Great Depression? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Robert E. Lee? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Were The Three Stooges? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was J. R. R. Tolkien? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Marie Antoinette? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Elton John? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Ernest Shackleton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Beatrix Potter? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Chuck Jones? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Roberto Clemente? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Milton Bradley? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Lucille Ball? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Lewis Carroll? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jules Verne? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Ralph Lauren? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Robert Ripley? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Pete Seeger? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Are the Galapagos Islands? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Is the Brooklyn Bridge? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Is the Eiffel Tower? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Andrew Jackson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Is the Parthenon? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jesus? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Steve Irwin? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Jeff Kinney? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jacques Cousteau? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Where Is the Mississippi River? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$848.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$69.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$960.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$169.55

Total project goal

$1,130.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,130.35

9 Donors

-$1,019.54

Donations toward project cost

-$960.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$110.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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