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Ms. Mendoza from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Bees Love Graphic Novels!

Help me give my students the books they have requested for our classroom library.

  • $304 goal

This project expired on March 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the best students in the world! My school is located in a high-need community. Most of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. I have students from all different countries. My wonderful students come to school with a smile on their faces, ready to learn.

Although they struggle with extreme home situations, they often want someone to guide them into learning.

I enjoy coming to work each day and seeing their smiling faces. Some students' home lives are a bit more chaotic, which leads to a high transient rate. Despite the many obstacles that surround them, they love to learn. Quite a few of my students come from unstable homes, so the classroom needs to be the one constant in their life. They need to feel safe and provided for. They are sweet children that want to have fun and learn in a peaceful, fun classroom. I want to make that available for them!

My Project

Last year, I watched my students fall in love with reading when they were offered engaging stories that interested them. However, I found myself running around trying to find the books they wanted to read since I did not have those series in my classroom. This year I would love to surprise my students with favorite books series they love but that I don't have in our classroom library. We are requesting a variety of graphic novels. Our titles include Captain Underpants, Dog Man, Dragonbreath and more.

As a teacher I feel it is my duty to encourage them to read and since they are excited and eager to read.

I need to find a way to get books that they want to read in our classroom library. I am confident that if they are provided with books they want to read they will become super readers!

Ms. Mendoza
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $38.94 1 $38.94
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $30.94 1 $30.94
Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dragonbreath #5: No Such Thing as Ghosts • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Dragonbreath #7: When Fairies Go Bad • Amazon Business $11.40 1 $11.40
Dragonbreath #8: Nightmare of the Iguana • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Hilo Book 5: Then Everything Went Wrong • Amazon Business $11.14 1 $11.14
Revenge of the Horned Bunnies (Dragonbreath #6) • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby (Captain Underpants) • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
Dragonbreath #4: Lair of the Bat Monster • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dragonbreath #1 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dragonbreath #2: Attack of the Ninja Frogs • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dragonbreath #3: Curse of the Were-wiener • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90

Materials cost

$224.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$257.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.50

Total project goal

$303.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$303.36

1 Donor

-$303.36

Donations toward project cost

-$257.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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