You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Klein Thiets from Saint Paul MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels Are The Best!

My students need graphic novels such as Dragonbreath and Warriors so they can have fun reading.

  • $498 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are special because they come to school each day wanting to do their best. We are a language academy site for our district so we have many newcomers with little to no English skills. Our student population represents many countries from around the world. However, they love school and want to do their best. They love coming to the library and checking out books to read. For many students, these are the only books they have.

Our library is a key part of our school climate.

It is the center of our school, literally. It is the middle point of the building and also a major corridor to access all parts of our building. It is a vibrant and welcoming space that students visit weekly with their classes. During those visits, they receive a lesson and then have time to look through the collection, check-out and return materials.

My Project

Students love to read and they are always looking for books that are different. By getting more graphic novels in the library, it will spark an interest in reading for some students.

Graphic novels such as Dragonbreath and Warriors are a great way to spark an interest in reading for students who need the pictures to help tell the story.

These books can open a new world to students especially the students who have limited English in our building.

These materials will be used by many students at all reading levels to improve their interest in reading as well as the students ability to read.

Ms. Klein Thiets
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Klein Thiets is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dragonbreath (11 Books) • AKJ Education $97.94 1 $97.94
TOON Books Levels 1-3 (10 Books) • AKJ Education $96.90 1 $96.90
Warriors (9 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $50.06 1 $50.06
Squish (8 Books) • AKJ Education $41.84 1 $41.84
The Flying Beaver Brothers (6 Books) • AKJ Education $35.12 1 $35.12
Stone Rabbit (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $26.15 1 $26.15
Series Sampler - Lunch Lady (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $20.92 1 $20.92
Warriors: Graystripe's Adventure • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Phonics Comics (3 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Saint Paul","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2454041],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3025561,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":300,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Klein Thiets","authorIds":{"2454041":{"owner":"Ms. Klein Thiets","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3025561],"proposalHash":"2127101433","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20451171,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTIwMTcwOQ==","NTIzNDM4NQ==","NTA4NjkxOQ==","MjQ1NDA0MQ=="],"teacherId":2454041,"schoolCounty":"Ramsey","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MN","name":"Minnesota"}}