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Mrs. McCurdy from Garner NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Want To Know Who, What & Where!

Help me give my students books from the Who Is/Was, Where Is & What Is series!

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are avid readers and enthusiastic learners. They love finding a book that they enjoy and, what’s even better, telling their friends and classmates about it!

The media center is an invaluable resource for my students.

Many have limited access to books at home and rely on the school library for reading materials for enjoyment and class work. Every day I have students inquire when new books by their favorite authors will be added to the media center. There is so much excitement about books and reading in our school!

My Project

These books will help my curious readers learn more about the world and some of the people who have helped shape society. They include a broad range of people and topics, from Machu Piccu to Area 51, from Frieda Kahlo to Walt Disney, from Cesar Chavez to Michael Jordan.

The illustrated format helps engage even reluctant readers, who would most benefit from exposure to these types of texts, and the diversity of subjects allows all of my students to see themselves reflected in these famous people.

With this series , my students will have the opportunity to explore new places and people of whom they may never have heard, helping enrich their experiences with enjoyable and informative books.

Mrs. McCurdy
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
Who Was Jesse Owens? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Taj Mahal? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Parthenon? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Julius Caesar? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Were the Negro Leagues? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Are the Great Pyramids? (Where Is?) • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
Who Is Derek Jeter? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
What Is the Super Bowl? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $4.90 1 $4.90
Where Is Mount Everest? • Amazon Business $4.41 1 $4.41
Where Is Niagara Falls? • Amazon Business $4.41 1 $4.41
What Were the Twin Towers? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
What Is the Stanley Cup? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Roberto Clemente? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
What Was the Ice Age? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
What Is the World Cup? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
What Was Ellis Island? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Was Pearl Harbor? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Was the Vietnam War? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Galileo? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Stephen Hawking? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Cesar Chavez? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Selena? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Great Wall? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Was Pompeii? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Harry Houdini? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Is the World Series? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Bruce Lee? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Genghis Khan? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Vatican? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Colosseum? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Are the Galapagos Islands? (Where Is?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Great Barrier Reef? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Muhammad Ali? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Was the Holocaust? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Is NASA? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Alexander the Great? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Eiffel Tower? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is Area 51? • Amazon Business $3.83 1 $3.83
What Was the Titanic? • Amazon Business $3.79 1 $3.79
Where Is the Bermuda Triangle? • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Where Is Our Solar System? • Amazon Business $2.67 1 $2.67

Materials cost

$217.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.16

Total project goal

$314.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.42

3 Donors

-$144.88

Donations toward project cost

-$141.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$148.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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