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  • $406 goal

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Mrs. Lunsford
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

I Can't Draw?! There's A Book For That...

My students need 15 drawing books to help illustrate their comic books, improving their writing skills.

My Students

One of my least favorite phrases as an educator is "I can't". Please help my students say "I can!" with new, current drawing books.

I am the librarian at a small public school which is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina.

My school has 150 students of many diverse and unique backgrounds. Many of my students are reluctant readers and do not currently read at their grade level. I hope having more modern drawing books will help motivate students to succeed in their academic efforts and seek to be creative learners.

My Project

Teachers are constantly challenged to incorporate creative, differentiated lessons in their curriculum. At my school, one method that teachers and I have had much success with is having students create comic books. Creating dialogue for characters has helped to improve their writing skills tremendously. Unfortunately, some students become frustrated with their artistic abilities. I have several drawing books in the library to help bolster their talents, but would like a greater variety of drawing books to help the creative process.

As an educator, it is motivating to see your students eager to collaborate and use critical thinking skills to make innovative, creative learning projects.

Please help my students realize ALL students have artistic talents and academic abilities.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
All About Drawing Dinosaurs & Reptiles • AKJ Books $30.83 1 $30.83
Learn to Draw Disney / Pixar Cars • AKJ Books $25.65 1 $25.65
How to Draw Terrifying Robots Aaron Sautter, Jason Knudson ( • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Monster Trucks Aaron Sautter, Rod Whigham (Illus • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Comic Heroes Aaron Sautter, Cynthia Martin (Illu • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Crazy Fighter Planes Aaron Sautter, Rod Whigham • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Manga Warriors Aaron Sautter, Cynthia Martin (Il • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Incredible Cars Aaron Sautter, Brian Bascle (Ill • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Manga Warriors Aaron Sautter, Cynthia Martin (Il • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Faces • AKJ Books $19.94 1 $19.94
How to Draw Dragons • AKJ Books $19.35 1 $19.35
365 Things to Draw and Paint • AKJ Books $18.24 1 $18.24
You Can Draw Marvel Characters • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
Usborne Art Ideas Big Book of Things to Draw • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
My Very Favorite Art Book: I Love to Draw! Jennifer Lipsey • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26

Materials cost

$287.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$344.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.81

Total project goal

$405.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$405.42

1 Donor

-$202.70

Donations toward project cost

-$172.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.40

match offer

-$202.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$172.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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