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Ms. Martin from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need 9 new pleasure reading book titles in English.

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Although we are building our Spanish book collection, let's not forget that we must keep our English books up-to-date for the older students.

Many of the older students (4th and 5th graders) don't have much interest in the current collection.

The older students are very interested in graphic novels, and our library's collection of graphic novels is very limited. If the library acquired more graphic novels circulation would increase.

My Project

According to the American Library Association, graphic novels have a powerful effect on attracting and motivating children to read. Graphic novels are also popular with reluctant readers. Also, graphic novels contain complex plots and narrative structures that can also be satisfying to advanced readers.

If we provided books that were of high interest to the 4th and 5th graders, we still have the chance of fostering a love of learning.

Graphic novels are flexible enough that often the same titles can be equally appealing to both reluctant and advanced readers. Providing young people of all abilities with diverse reading materials, including graphic novels, can help them become lifelong readers.

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Ms. Martin
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Animal Crackers Fly the Coop Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator) • AKJ BOOKS $13.79 1 $13.79
A Tale Dark and Grimm Adam Gidwitz, Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob W. Grimm • AKJ BOOKS $11.61 1 $11.61
Keeper Kathi Appelt, August Hall (Illustrator) • AKJ BOOKS $11.61 1 $11.61
The Familiars Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson • AKJ BOOKS $11.61 1 $11.61
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword Barry Deutsch • AKJ BOOKS $10.90 1 $10.90
Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities Jason Shiga • AKJ BOOKS $10.90 1 $10.90
The Mysterious Benedict Society Collection Trenton Lee Stewart • AKJ BOOKS $14.36 1 $14.36
Word after Word after Word Patricia MacLachlan • AKJ BOOKS $10.25 1 $10.25
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Three Volume Boxed Set Rick Riordan • AKJ BOOKS $11.39 1 $11.39

Materials cost

$106.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$152.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.96

Total project goal

$179.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.72

3 Donors

-$177.07

Donations toward project cost

-$152.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

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$0.00

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