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  • $950 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Mann
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 42 donors
  • $0 still needed

Get Interested in Reading!

My students need 50+ high interest books to get them more interested in reading.

My Students

The more you read, the better you become. I am a true believer of this! A lot of students these days are more interested in video games than reading books.

I have a diverse group of students, most of whom are from economically disadvantaged homes and therefore lacking many of the resources that are afforded to students in affluent schools.

In order to motivate my students I have purchased a variety of books and other educational materials for my classroom. However I believe that my students would benefit from adding graphic novels to our classroom library.

My Project

Have you seen a student so involved in a book that they can't put it down? It makes a teacher's heart smile when they see this. These books, such as the boxcar children set, and the Nancy Drew Hardy Boys that will be donated to my classroom are in such high interest to students today, that our school librarian can't keep them on the shelves! Not only do graphic novels appeal to the students because of their colorful pictures, but also because of their great story lines. These books will encourage reluctant readers to develop interest in reading materials. Moreover, the graphical nature of these books will increase comprehension in students who have difficulty in reading. I plan to integrate these books into students' independent reading activities and will allow them to check out these books, as I currently do with my own personal classroom library.

Reading is the key that can unlock many doors in a student's future.

If I can add yet another dimension to the efforts that I currently make within my classroom, I believe that my reading program will significantly impact my students' progress and help them to develop the true love of reading that I myself have gained over the years.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Dragon Players • AKJ Books $7.79 1 $7.79
Hardy Boys The New Case Files #1: Crawling with Zombies • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Nancy Drew The New Case Files #1: Nancy Drew Vampire Slayer • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Nancy Drew Girl Detective 12 • AKJ Books $6.20 1 $6.20
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Blue Gem Murray Sha • AKJ Books $5.42 1 $5.42
Tales from the Crypt #3 - Zombielicious • AKJ Books $6.20 1 $6.20
The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels- Fav Series • AKJ Books $32.71 1 $32.71
Jackie Robinson Graphic Biography • AKJ Books $6.20 1 $6.20
The Tra-La-Laa-Mendous Captain Underpants Collection Dav Pil • AKJ Books $18.69 1 $18.69
New Captain Underpants Collection Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Il • AKJ Books $23.36 1 $23.36
Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
The Captain Underpants Extra Crunchy Book O'' Fun (Captain Un • AKJ Books $3.89 1 $3.89
Captain Nobody Dean Pitchford • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Big Fat Little Lit Art Spiegelman (Editor), Francoise Mouly • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Dodgeball Chronicles, The (Knights of the Lunch Table Series) • AKJ Books $7.79 1 $7.79
Full Court Pressure • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Adventures of Loud Boy #2: Mac Attack! • AKJ Books $5.46 1 $5.46
Skateboard Sonar Eric Stevens, Gerardo Sandoval (Illustrator • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Kickoff Blitz Blake A. Hoena, Jorge Gonzalez (Illustrator), • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Attack of the Mutant Lunch Lady: A Buzz Beaker Brainstorm Sc • AKJ Books $3.86 1 $3.86
Killer Lunch Lady (Al''s World Series #2) Elise Leonard • AKJ Books $7.01 1 $7.01
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta Jarrett J. Krosoczk • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown Jarrett J. Krosoczk • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians Jarrett J. Krosoczka • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute Jarrett J. Krosoczka • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Tales from Outer Suburbia Shaun Tan • AKJ Books $15.59 1 $15.59
Skateboard Breakdown • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
A Running Back Can''t Always Rush • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Battle for Home Plate • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Baseball • AKJ Books $23.39 1 $23.39
Basketball • AKJ Books $7.76 1 $7.76
End Zone Thunder • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Football • AKJ Books $23.39 1 $23.39
Hockey • AKJ Books $23.39 1 $23.39
Paintball Punk Sean Tulien, Andres Esparza (Illustrator), Ab • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Play Football Like a Pro • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Spotlight Striker • AKJ Books $19.75 1 $19.75
Magic Pickle Scott Morse, Jose Garibaldi (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $7.79 1 $7.79
Magic Pickle And The Creature From The Black Legume Scott Mo • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Magic Pickle and the Garden of Evil Scott Morse • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Magic Pickle vs. the Egg Poacher Scott Morse • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Bone Boxed Set (Books 1-3) Jeff Smith • AKJ Books $21.03 1 $21.03
Bone #4: The Dragonslayer Jeff Smith, Jeff Smith (Illustrato • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Bone #5: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border Jeff Smith, • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Bone #6: Old Man''s Cave Jeff Smith, Steve Hamaker (Illustrat • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Bone #7: Ghost Circles Jeff Smith, Steve Hamaker (Illustrato • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Bone #8: Treasure Hunters Jeff Smith, Steve Hamaker (Illustr • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Bone #9: Crown of Horns Jeff Smith • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Bone #5: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border Jeff Smith, • AKJ Books $17.93 1 $17.93
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books Jeff Kinney • AKJ Books $43.68 3 $131.04
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly Truth • AKJ Books $10.88 3 $32.64

Materials cost

$761.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$807.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.49

Total project goal

$949.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$949.95

42 Donors

-$948.39

Donations toward project cost

-$807.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$140.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.56

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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42 donors42 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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