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Ms. Riccio from Providence RI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels

Help me give my students some Toon Graphic Novels for our classroom library.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Tagalog, Urdu, Turkish, and Spanish are some of the many languages spoken by the children in my classroom. Our school is a Title I, inner-city school, where 90% of the children receive free or reduced-priced lunch. My children are extremely eager to learn and are very appreciative of everything that is given to them. They love coming to school and are excited to begin each day.

My students face many challenges in their daily lives.

Having the necessary materials to learn should not be one of them. The only way I can ensure my children are successful in their educational journey is to provide these tools to them.

My Project

All children do not like to read. Sometimes it takes being introduced to a different kind of book or genre to spark interest. Graphic novels are written in cartoon form. Some children do not even think they are "reading" when they have these books. I welcome the kids to put them on their reading logs and am always met with a surprise. "They count?" is always asked. Words are words and reading is reading. These books are a great jumping off place for kids who do not like to read, and hopefully lead to other types of books.

Having these graphic novels in our classroom will hopefully pique the interest of those kids reluctant to pick up a book for fun.

Thank you so much for your consideration.

Ms. Riccio
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Benny and Penny in Just Pretend TOON Level 2 • AKJ Education $8.00 3 $24.00
Benny and Penny in the Toy Breaker TOON Level 2 • AKJ Education $7.50 3 $22.50
Otto's Backwards Day TOON Level 3 • AKJ Education $7.00 3 $21.00
Zig and Wikki in The Cow TOON Level 3 • AKJ Education $7.00 3 $21.00
Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! TOON Level 2 • AKJ Education $7.00 3 $21.00
Adopt a Glurb • AKJ Education $2.00 3 $6.00
A Day In The Office Of Doctor Bugspit (Balloon Toons) • AKJ Education $2.00 3 $6.00

Materials cost

$121.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.06

Total project goal

$180.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.38

2 Donors

-$180.38

Donations toward project cost

-$153.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.06

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$0.00

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