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Mrs. Minnes from Camden NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Are You?

Help me give my students books to read about important people who made history.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a third-grade teacher in Camden, NJ. All of my students come from diverse family and cultural backgrounds. I am fortunate to teach these wonderful students and provide them with the best fundamentals I can give. Each student works hard and their efforts are shown daily. My students love hands on activities, reading and learning new things. Any opportunity to show and expand their minds on what the world has to offer is important to me. I look forward to providing them with options to explore and become interested in people who made history.

My Project

My third-grade students truly enjoy reading books. Teaching in Camden, NJ, I quickly realized my students did not know about important people in history and how they affected historical events.

The passion I have for history excites my students; when I tell them stories they wanted to learn more.

When I describe people like Anne Frank, Amelia Earhart, or George Washington, they are unsure who these important people are. My students are unable to connect these people to important historical events. My students recently received some books about historical places and by providing them with more books, they can connect people in history. My project is to create a great library of books to encourage my students to read and learn about historical people.

Mrs. Minnes
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Clara Barton? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Julius Caesar? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Were the Wright Brothers? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Sitting Bull? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Helen Keller? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Who Was King Tut? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Rosa Parks? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Frederick Douglass? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Ronald Reagan? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Betsy Ross? • Amazon Business $4.89 1 $4.89
Who Was George Washington Carver? • Amazon Business $4.12 1 $4.12
Who Was Genghis Khan? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Thomas Jefferson? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Theodore Roosevelt? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was John F. Kennedy? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Sojourner Truth? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Galileo? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Nikola Tesla? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Alexander the Great? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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