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Ms. Green from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels to Improve Active Reading

My students need graphic novels to improve their independent reading time. The graphic novels are a favorite of my students.

  • $324 goal

This project expired on July 13, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a world where they face trials and tribulations that most adults have never seen. My students live in a world where violence is always the answer and books are not their favorite things. It is my goal to instill in them a life long love of books.

My students are a wonderful group of middle school students who live in a poverty stricken area.

Each and every day my students must navigate the school day with the problems of the community filling their minds. My students are struggling readers that find difficulty in finding just-right books. I believe the graphic novels would help many of them find the books that are perfect for them.

My Project

My students will use the materials for independent reading time. The students devour graphic novels and I cannot keep up with the speed they read them. The graphic novels will be used to increase the students reading stamina and build their reading level.

This project will make a difference by adding to our classroom library.

As a new teacher my library has not had the ability to grow in just a year. This project will greatly increase my library and create a class set of books to be used as shared reading.

Ms. Green
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wimpy Kid Box of Books 1-7 + DIY + Journal (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) • Amazon $70.66 1 $70.66
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon $10.05 6 $60.30
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon $6.86 6 $41.16
Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel • Amazon $9.18 3 $27.54
The Baby-Sitters Club: Mary Anne Saves The Day (BSC Graphix) • Amazon $8.16 2 $16.32
The Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy's Great Idea • Amazon $8.16 2 $16.32
Coraline: The Graphic Novel • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$241.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$274.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.51

Total project goal

$323.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$323.42

3 Donors

-$164.00

Donations toward project cost

-$139.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.60

match offer

-$159.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.91

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$0.00

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