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Mrs. Herrygers from Hart MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels Here We Come!

Help me give my students books I know they will love, read, and cherish.

  • $484 goal

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My Students

My students come from a low income area. Our school has a free breakfast and lunch program for all students. We live in a rural area where there extra curricular activities are limited. The school playground is basically the only place they can go and have fun. We have a good public library and am surprised at how many of my children do not take advantage of the service provided by our community.

A lot of my students come from families where English is a second language.

The area has a lot of manual labor jobs and it is hard for families to make ends meet. My students are fast paced and keeping their attention is not an easy thing.

My Project

Getting students to read seems nearly impossible. However, there is a trend going on with graphic novels. My students seem to devour them. I feel that if I have the books that students want and I can get more books into their hands than they will find the joy that others have when reading.

Also they will become readers and that will in turn will make them great students who will succeed.

When reading students need to be able to visualize what they are reading, graphic novels will start them on their journey into using the strategy visualization. When students can visual their comprehension increases.

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

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This project will reach 53 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $82.43 1 $82.43
Dork Diaries x 10 title set: Dork Diaries / Party Time / How to Dork your Diary / Pop Star / Dear Dork / TV Star / Skating Sensation / Holiday Heartbreak / OMG / Once Upon a Dork • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $29.16 1 $29.16
Positively Izzy • Amazon Business $9.89 2 $19.78
Invisible Emmie • Amazon Business $8.24 2 $16.48
Diary of a Roblox Noob: Fortnite • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Legend of the Star Runner: A Timmi Tobbson Adventure (Solve-Them-Yourself Mysteries for Kids 8-12) • Amazon Business $12.38 1 $12.38
The Getaway • Amazon Business $10.18 1 $10.18
Mal and Chad: Food Fight! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mal and Chad: Belly Flop! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mal and Chad: The Biggest, Bestest Time Ever! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Big Nate: Silent But Deadly • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Estranged • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Our Hero (Babymouse #2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Squish #2: Brave New Pond • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Beach Babe (Babymouse #3) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Babymouse #1: Queen of the World! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Squish #3: The Power of the Parasite • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Squish #1: Super Amoeba • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
Treasure of the Gold Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #12) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Lullaby Lake: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Waking the Rainbow Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #10) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Shine of the Silver Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #11) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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