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Mrs. Plank from Tawas City MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels Need Love Too!

Help me give my students age-appropriate graphic novels for our classroom library.

  • $158 goal

This project expired on May 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is in a small, rural community in northern-lower Michigan. For the most part, my students come from a very low, socioeconomic status. Most depend on free or reduced rate breakfast and lunch, and food backpacks that are sent home weekly.

Despite a lack of resources, they are truly some of the most loving and compassionate students I know.

Every year, in lieu of a Christmas present exchange, my first graders collect and donate presents to a local children's hospital. They are a curious, hardworking, and kind hearted group of children.

My Project

The students in my classroom are currently obsessed with graphic novels. Each week they have the opportunity to select books that perk their interests. Graphic novels are currently doing that, but I don't have enough in my classroom to keep up.

Not only do I want to offer more graphic novels to the students, but I also want to provide options with female protagonists.

I want girls to see themselves in the books that they select, especially when they are awesome, crime fighting leaders. I believe these books will be a great addition and will help inspire children to read more!

Mrs. Plank
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries Box Set (Book 1-3): Dork Diaries; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3 • Amazon Business $29.16 1 $29.16
DC Super Hero Girls Box Set • Amazon Business $25.50 1 $25.50
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $23.66 1 $23.66
Hilda and the Midnight Giant: Book 2 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81
Hilda and the Bird Parade: Book 3 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81
Hilda and the Troll: Book 1 (Hildafolk) • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04

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