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Ms. Lacoste from Pass Christian MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels: Growing Readers!

My students need graphic novels! They love graphic novels, and keep them checked out. The statistics for my checkouts are 53% graphic novels alone. We are trying our best to grow that section!

  • $472 goal

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My Students

While the PCSD is known for it's high test scores, student inclusion awards, and all around commitment to success, it also is recognized as a low-income/high poverty Title I school district. We encourage our students to reach past their goals and achieve more. Throughout the year, we are constantly celebrating student success in not only academics, but behavior, attendance, and positive social interactions. The faculty and staff members of PCSD are committed to forming both successful students and well-rounded citizens.

Our students never cease to amaze us!

We are constantly recognizing individual student achievement as well as chart topping scores on standardized tests. We set challenging goals, and our students surpass even our highest expectations. At PCMS, we know the importance of not just knowing our students can be successful, but making sure that they, too, know their potential!

My Project

Many students come to the library just because the "have" to check out a book for a book report. They say they HATE reading. These same students slowly open up to the idea of reading when they realize that many books are presented in the form of comics! Graphic novels have become a very popular section of the PCMS library. However, the section is rather small compared to the influx in readers. I have students constantly asking me to purchase more graphic novels for the library. While I desperately want to supply these to my new, eager readers, we simply do not have the funds to do so.

Ms. Lacoste
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yummy The Last Days of a Southside Shorty • AKJ Education $12.37 3 $37.11
Beautiful Creatures: The Manga The Manga • AKJ Education $14.60 1 $14.60
Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 1 (VIZBIG Edition) • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 3 (VIZBIG Edition) • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 2 (VIZBIG Edition) • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Cast Away on the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Orpheus and the Underworld: TOON Graphic Mythology • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Theseus and the Minotaur: TOON Graphic Mythology • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Oedipus Trapped by Destiny: TOON Graphic Mythology • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
The Suspended Castle: A Philemon Adventure • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
The Wild Piano: A Philemon Adventure • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Stickman Odyssey, Book 1 An Epic Doodle • AKJ Education $11.69 1 $11.69
The Odyssey • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Manga Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Good Neighbors #3: Kind Kind • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Good Neighbors #2: Kith Kith • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
World War One: 1914-1918 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Good Neighbors #1: Kin Kin • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Manga Shakespeare Othello • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Manga Shakespeare Hamlet • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Camilla D'errico's Burn • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Romeo and Juliet The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Page by Paige • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Thor & Loki In the Land of Giants: A Norse Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Perseus The Hunt for Medusa's Head : A Greek Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Isis & Osiris: To the Ends of the Earth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
King Arthur King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger #1: The Rescue • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger #2: Beyond the Code • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Psyche & Eros • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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