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Ms. Betancourt from Round Lake IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Women in History: Inspirational Stories for Little Leaders

Help me give my students 9 amazing, diverse picture books to learn about inspiring women in history!

  • $161 goal

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My Students

I have twenty-six inquisitive learners who come to school every day ready to learn and explore new things. My students come from different backgrounds and all come with different needs. Every morning they arrive to the classroom with a big smile on their faces, ready to learn. They are avid readers and hands-on learners. I strive to provide an environment that is fun, comfortable and full of meaningful learning experiences. My ultimate goal is to instill a love of learning in my students, as I share my own passion for learning with them.

My Project

We are learning about diverse women in history who have made a positive impact in our society such as Sonia Sotomayor, Helen Keller, Malala, Dolores Huerta, etc. My students are so curious and want to learn more about these inspiring women. These books will allow my students to learn more about these amazing women and will enable them to start their own research project to find more about all the amazing things these diverse women were able to achieve.

Providing these culturally relevant books for my students will increase the level of engagement and will make our class discussions more relevant and rich for all students.

I want to inspire students with stories of women who were writers, judges, astronauts, scientists, activists, and freedom fighters, etc. Furthermore, I want my students to learn through these books that they can achieve anything they set their minds to.

Ms. Betancourt
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños. Juana Inés (Spanish Edition) (Cuando los Grandes Eran Pequenos) • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Pasando páginas: La historia de mi vida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.84 1 $13.84
Conoce a Gabriela Mistral (Personajes del Mundo Hispanico) • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
La admirable aventura de Malala (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
An Apple for Harriet Tubman • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ellen Ochoa: La primera astronauta latina (Ellen Ochoa: The First Latin Astronaut) • AKJ Education $6.83 1 $6.83

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