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Mrs. Brizzi from Fair Oaks CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Imagine Middle Schoolers Begging to Read!

Help me give my students graphic novels to learn to enjoy to read!

  • $555 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hungry for a voice, choice and engaging activities. creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically.

As a Title 1 school just out of Sacramento, CA, students often come in saying they have difficulty completing assignments/reading at home because of lack of supplies, resources, support and a conducive learning environment.

I incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs got a conducive learning environment is met. They are truly an incredible, open minded, diverse group and I can’t wait to enhance their learning experience!

My Project

These graphic novel books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy-I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Mrs. Brizzi
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $29.16 1 $29.16
All Summer Long • Amazon Business $10.39 2 $20.78
Star Wars: Original Trilogy Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $15.44 1 $15.44
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
Henchgirl • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Prince and the Dressmaker • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Beautiful: A Girl's Trip Through the Looking Glass • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Nimona • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Fake Blood • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Real Friends • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
This One Summer • Amazon Business $10.35 1 $10.35
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Ghosts • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Pashmina • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Swing It, Sunny • Amazon Business $9.72 1 $9.72
Black Beauty: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.58 1 $9.58
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Making Friends • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
The Witch Boy • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition (His Dark Materials) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two, The Son of Neptune: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The City of Ember • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Brave (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Be Prepared • Amazon Business $8.64 1 $8.64
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
The Wizard of Oz: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $8.25 1 $8.25
The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part Three • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
El Deafo • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 4): Return to Doom Island • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
Drama • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

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