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Mr. D. from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

More Graphic Novels and Fun Fiction to Keep Kids Reading!

Help me give my students books they want to read, like Dogman, The Babysitters' Club, and Max Crumbly!

  • $341 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students visit our school library both on their own and with their classes. They eagerly flock to my shelves to read books that spark their interests. Keeping the library shelves stocked with compelling books, and keeping those books in good condition, can be a difficult task.

My students are a great bunch of kids, from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

With all of my students, nearly every genre and subject are in demand. When students have access to books that interest them, they love to read. Our students tend to be less economically well off, and I want to ensure that they still have equal access to the materials that are available to students in wealthier neighborhoods.

My Project

Getting students to read can be difficult. While some of my students are highly interested in stories, others are quite reluctant. When school starts back up in the fall, I'll find myself with a whole new batch of students -- kids who will have been out for school for six months! I want them to start off the year on a good note, by reading.

The best way to keep kids reading is by giving them books they actually enjoy.

The Dogman books, Jedi Academy, Babysitters Club, and other fun fiction and graphic novels capture the interest of my students and make them actually want to read. By providing more access to interesting books, more students will read.

Thanks for all your help!

Mr. D.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
At Last, Jedi (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #9) • Amazon Business $9.39 4 $37.56
55506-1707 - Grafix Dura-Lar Clear Acetate Alternative - 40" x 50 ft x .002", Wrap Roll • Blick Art Materials $36.04 1 $36.04
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) • Amazon Business $7.62 4 $30.48
Apocalypse Taco • Amazon Business $7.57 4 $30.28
The City Of Ember: The Graphic Novel (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $13.96 2 $27.92
The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 3: Masters of Mischief (3) • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
El Club de Las Baby-Sitters: Buena Idea, Kristy! (El Club de las Baby-Sitters / The Baby-Sitters Club) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Fake Blood • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Agallas (Guts) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29

Materials cost

$225.22

Vendor shipping charges

$9.95

State sales tax

$20.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.03

Total project goal

$340.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.19

6 Donors

-$288.41

Donations toward project cost

-$264.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.64

match offer

-$28.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$24.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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