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Mrs. Joy from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering Strong Readers!

Help me give my students supplies for their engineering class! We need graphic novels to help assist budding readers and artists with their engineering drawings!

  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the excitement that you had in school when you felt engaged in something you were learning and couldn't wait to learn more?

These students are curious and hardworking middle schoolers who want to learn more about themselves and the world around them.

We are positive, joyful and optimistic learners, with two classes of seventh and eighth-grade students attending a public school in a low-income community. Eighty percent of us are English Language Learners and one hundred percent of us receive free lunch in the income-based free lunch program. Our school represents a diverse array of families from many different backgrounds.

My Project

My pre-engineering class is focusing on creating strong renderings of designs through drawings and sketches. We are also building literacy skills and reading. These graphic novels will help to expose my students to new art styles through the graphic novels and also help to "hook" my engineers into good books!

Help us to engineer success this year by stocking our classroom with engaging graphic novels.

Our STEM focus allows us the opportunity to apply our learning to various design challenges this year, and these books will help to engage students in reading! These supplies will help students to achieve success in both creating artwork and building reading skills this year.

Mrs. Joy
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Through the Woods • Amazon Business $16.74 1 $16.74
Pet • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Speak: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Home After Dark: A Novel • Amazon Business $15.32 1 $15.32
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $14.42 1 $14.42
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Spinning • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Crossover (Graphic Novel) (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
They Called Us Enemy • Amazon Business $11.13 1 $11.13
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
March: Book Two • Amazon Business $10.74 1 $10.74
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation (Pantheon Graphic Library) • Amazon Business $10.20 1 $10.20
SHOUT • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Guts • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$202.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$254.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.88

Total project goal

$299.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$299.21

2 Donors

-$96.00

Donations toward project cost

-$91.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.65

match offer

-$191.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$162.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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