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Mrs. Gutierrez from Brownsville TX is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels, Please

Help me give my students a plethora of Graphic Novels to immerse them in their love for READING!

  • $582 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

“Bright,” “energetic,” and “enthusiastic” are a few words that describe my second graders. They are a group of 7 and 8-year-olds whose minds are always exploring new ways of learning and processing information. My school is a Title I school, so 100 percent of my students are bilingual and come from economically disadvantaged homes. They get served free breakfast, lunch, and supper. My class is comprised of students with different abilities of learning. Such as gifted and talented, dyslexia, and special education. They come to school with wide smiles and are eager to learn. They love to be in school, what most consider their second home. They are full of energy, always moving, and always wanting to learn about the world around them.

My Project

Many of my students refuse to read books at their reading level because "they don't have images," and as a result, they do not progress in their reading.

Graphic novels, on the other hand, fly off the shelf; my students adore them!

If my students had the option of reading graphic novels, they are more likely to read at or above their reading level. Because reading is such an important part of learning, and strengthening reading abilities takes time, these pupils require options that appeal to them. Help me grow our classroom library and give the students the opportunity to fall in love with reading!

Mrs. Gutierrez
Grades PreK-2

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Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Box Set) • Amazon Business $37.90 2 $75.80
Lunch Lady 10 Book Paperback Collection • Amazon Business $64.45 1 $64.45
Big Nate 8-Copy Fiction Slipcase • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Big Nate Series Collection Lincoln Peirce 6 Books Box Set Gift Pack (Big Nate on a Roll, Goes for Broke, the Boy with the Biggest Head in the World, Strikes Again, Flips Out, in the Zone) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novels #1-4: A Graphix Collection (Adapted edition) (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) • Amazon Business $32.37 1 $32.37
Dragon Complete Acorn Books Series (5 Books) • Amazon Business $29.84 1 $29.84
DC Graphic Novels for Kids Box Set 1 • Amazon Business $25.45 1 $25.45
MerryMakers Dog Man Bark Knight Plush Toy, 9-Inch, from Dav Pilkey's Dog Man Book Series • Amazon Business $19.13 1 $19.13
Dog Man: The Cat Kid Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4-6 Box Set) • Amazon Business $15.28 1 $15.28
The Couch Potato (The Food Group) • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Max Meow Book 3: Pugs from Planet X • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Max Meow Book 2: Donuts and Danger • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Max Meow Book 1: Cat Crusader • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Narwhal's School of Awesomeness (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #6) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
You're Making Me Six: A Graphic Novel (Catwad #6) (6) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot, 1) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #2): From the Creator of Dog Man • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68
Cat Kid Comic Club: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #1): From the Creator of Dog Man • Amazon Business $7.20 1 $7.20
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Bad Guys in They're Bee-Hind You! (The Bad Guys #14) (14) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
The Bad Guys in The One?! (The Bad Guys #12) (12) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Bad Guys in Cut to the Chase (The Bad Guys #13) (13) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

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