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Mrs. Bowersox from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels for Middle School Readers

My students need new books to spark their interest in reading.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students love to read! Especially our middle school students. Unfortunately, we do not have enough middle school fiction novels to go around. Graphic novels are of great interest to pre-teen readers and in turn are a perfect choice for reluctant readers.

Our students live in an urban community.

Most students are being raised in single family homes and qualify to receive a free lunch. Despite the obstacles our students may have, they are excited to broaden their horizons, learn about the world around them and are excited to prepare for their future in work and education.

My Project

Our school was originally a K-5 school. We have a wonderful library with a great collection of books for the elementary age group. We recently added grades 6-8 and unfortunately, the library collection was not able to keep up with the changes. Our students love to read. We are in need of fiction novels that are on the grade and interest level of pre-teens. Providing these books will allow our students to read novels and therefore increase their ability to learn and most importantly keep reading!

I get requests every day from students for books that they hear about and are interested in reading.

I would love to be able to have books that match their interests but currently I have very few to share with students. Providing these books for our students would fulfill a need of our middle school students.

Mrs. Bowersox
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Louis Undercover • Amazon Business $19.93 1 $19.93
The Dumbest Idea Ever! • Amazon Business $17.73 1 $17.73
Brave • Amazon Business $16.32 1 $16.32
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1 • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Olympians: Aphrodite: Goddess of Love • Amazon Business $15.32 1 $15.32
Where's Halmoni? • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Olympians: Ares: Bringer of War • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98

Materials cost

$113.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.77

Total project goal

$178.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.48

3 Donors

-$178.48

Donations toward project cost

-$151.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.77

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$0.00

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