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Mrs. Solis from Minneapolis MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels for Excited 4th Grade Readers!

Help me give my students a vibrant, exciting and contemporary library. Some of the books are Percy Jackson, Guts and Sheets.

  • $514 goal

This project expired on September 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have come from many different parts of the world including Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and the United States. They come with tenacity, creativity, and a wide variety of experiences and gifts. We work hard every day as scholars, artists, critical thinkers, and friends.

At our school, 96% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, and 92% of the students are students of color.

The majority of my students are learning English as a second or third language. These students have the capacity to achieve greatness.

My Project

We love books in our classroom! We read for a half hour every day. Without our independent reading time, my students feel unfulfilled. Books transport us to new worlds and give us new dreams to chase. "A book is a dream you hold in your hand," Neil Gaiman. My students are absolutely in love with books, and we need to keep building our classroom library. These books will be a perfect addition. Books like Sofia Valdez and Sisters should do the trick!

"Once upon a time lasts forever," Philip Pullman.

My students love getting lost in a book. My students need a vibrant, modern and engaging classroom library. We are on our way to becoming great readers and your support is crucial to that goal. Thank you for considering our project!

Mrs. Solis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
The Zita the Spacegirl Trilogy Boxed Set: Zita the Spacegirl, Legends of Zita the Spacegirl, The Return of Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $24.72 1 $24.72
Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Last Olympian: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
Be Prepared • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Just Jaime • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Best Friends • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Sheets • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 3) • Amazon Business $11.18 1 $11.18
A Walk Through the Woods • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Fallen Empires (Cleopatra in Space #5) • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
Fallen Empires (Cleopatra in Space #5) • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
The Nameless City: The Divided Earth • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Rutabaga the Adventure Chef: Book 2: Feasts of Fury • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Sisters • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Season of Styx Malone • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Rutabaga the Adventure Chef: Book 1 • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Guts • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
New Kid • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Sanity & Tallulah (Sanity & Tallulah, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Boy-Crazy Stacey (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #7): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $8.36 1 $8.36
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Battle of the Labyrinth: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson and the Olympians) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
Camp • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
The Fantastic Flatulent Fart Brothers' Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guide to the Science, History, and Art of Farting (Humorous reference ... Fart Brothers’ Fun Facts) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Big Nate: Payback Time! • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77

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