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Mrs. Maddox from Billings MT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels Come To Life

Help me give my students The Baby-sitters Club Graphix and The Raina Telgemeier Collection.

  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 25 wonderful, energetic fourth-grade students at a Title I School in Billings, MT. My students come from a variety of different households. Many of the students at our school receive free or reduced price lunch. They come to school hungry for knowledge and are excited to learn as much as they can. Many of my students come from households in which parents don't always have a positive view on school, my job is to help families and students see the joy in school.

My Project

In this project you will find a variety of graphic novel sets that I am requesting. Many of my fourth graders are reluctant readers, however, they're finding graphic novels to be interesting. The downside is our library only has so many copies of each book and many times the book they want is currently checked out.

Encouraging my reluctant readers with our own class sets of graphic novels may continue to spark their growing love for reading.

With easy access to these books within our own classroom students will have a better opportunity to read the books that they're interested in reading.

Mrs. Maddox
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Raina Telgemeier Collection (A Box Set) • Amazon Business $29.51 1 $29.51
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $28.47 1 $28.47
Hilo: Out-of-This-World Boxed Set • Amazon Business $23.42 1 $23.42
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $19.23 1 $19.23
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Fort Solitude (DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #2) • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
Study Hall of Justice (DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #1) • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
Science Fair Crisis (DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #4) • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Guts • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Narwhal's Otter Friend (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #4) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
The Lost Heir (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #2) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
A Graphix Book: Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #1: The Dragonet Prophecy • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Detention of Doom (DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #3) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
It's Me. (Catwad #1) (1) • Amazon Business $5.33 1 $5.33
Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #2) • Amazon Business $4.48 1 $4.48
Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #3) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$198.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$231.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.87

Total project goal

$272.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.45

4 Donors

-$262.45

Donations toward project cost

-$223.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.37

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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