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

Goo-Goo for Graphic Novels at Emperor

My students need 3 sets of graphic novels, as many students are visual learners.

  • $189 goal

This project expired on July 8, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students today learn is all different ways. The visual component of graphic novels allows them to access a different part of the brain. The graphic novels are considered High/low books and are perfect for the readers who are not at grade level. The covers are striking and inviting.

We are a California K-6 school of 650 students.

We are ethnically diverse. We are a National School of Character, a California Distinguished School and are ranked a "10" in our state school ratings. Our mission statement is to provide a nurturing environment where students are empowered to maximize their learning potential in a diverse setting.

My Project

Graphic novels are the wave of the future. The covers capture the student's attention right from the start. Because they are high interest/low level books they are easy for all grades to read. They cover the spectrum of curriculum including fiction stories, biographies, mythology, super heroes, fairy tales, classics and many more. The graphic novels are always on display and checked out constantly. Students will find their reading skills improving without knowing why, but knowing that they are enjoying reading.

Graphic novels are exciting.

They capture the attention like no other cover can. They practically scream "Read me". Children can't put them down. The biggest impact of graphic novels is that the student is improving their reading skills. Everyone wins with graphic novels.

Ms. Johnson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 650 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NEW! The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew • AKJ Books $47.06 1 $47.06
NEW! Graphic Classics • AKJ Books $33.26 1 $33.26
NEW! Graphic Universe • AKJ Books $33.12 1 $33.12

Materials cost

$113.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$160.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.33

Total project goal

$188.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.85

4 Donors

-$148.27

Donations toward project cost

-$139.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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