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Mr. Popadich from Grand Blanc MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fantasy and Reality: Teen Fiction

My students need books where they can escape into fantasy worlds like "Uprooted" and books that can take them to places in America they have never seen like "The King is Always Above the People."

  • $353 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our area continues to be a growing community that accepts students from all over our county. These students come with a variety of print experiences.

As our community has become more and more diverse, so too has our need for books that speak to the experiences of all kids.

This year we have instituted the Positivity Project. My hope is that by becoming more engaged in books, students will see characters demonstrating many of the positive traits we are teaching.

My Project

The emphasis for this book collection is to reach out to struggling readers who like fantasy and struggling readers who like hard knock stories.

These books show strong women taking on roles normally associated for men, such as in the relaunch of "Thor."

They also show the importance of the journey, whether that be as an immigrant or just an average teen trying to find his or her place in the world. These are books that will encourage students to empathize with each other and see themselves represented on the page.

I hope that by giving my students these reading choices that they will become life-long readers.

Mr. Popadich
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
New People • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
The King Is Always Above the People: Stories (Alarcon, Daniel) • Amazon Business $16.39 1 $16.39
I Am Alfonso Jones • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
Allegedly • Amazon Business $14.10 1 $14.10
BLACK Volume 1 • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
A Good Idea • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Mighty Thor Vol. 1: Thunder in her Veins • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
America Vol. 1: The Life and Times of America Chavez • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
The Upside of Unrequited • Amazon Business $11.74 1 $11.74
Six of Crows • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Strange the Dreamer • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Uprooted • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Calling My Name • Amazon Business $10.80 1 $10.80
They Both Die at the End • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Dreadnought: Nemesis - Book One • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Saints and Misfits • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
Girl Mans Up • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
City of Saints & Thieves • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
When Dimple Met Rishi • Amazon Business $8.02 1 $8.02

Materials cost

$265.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$299.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.94

Total project goal

$352.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$352.91

4 Donors

-$352.91

Donations toward project cost

-$299.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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