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Ms. West from Austin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Percy Jackson's Quest

My students need the 4th graphic novel in the Percy Jackson series!

  • $157 goal

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My Students

I work in a Title I middle school in Austin, TX. All of my students are considered economically disadvantaged and face a range of other challenges every single day. The majority of the students I work with have a variety of learning disabilities or have experienced trauma in their lives. My students are kind, hard-working, and amazing. They make me proud everyday.

I set high expectations for my students, and I am constantly amazed by their efforts despite the many challenges they face.

My students continue to help me grow into a better educator and inspire me everyday.

My Project

Last year, my students and I began reading the Percy Jackson series. They were skeptical at first, but by the end of the week they were begging me to let them read for the entire class period! These students told me at the beginning of the year that they haven’t read a whole novel since 4th grade, and that they hate reading. As a class, we continued to read the next 2 books in the series.

My students were disappointed when we found out "the Battle of the Labyrinth" does not come out until October.

I want to have a classroom set of these graphic novels so my students can continue to grow their love of reading.

While reading these books, I saw my students grow so much. They would volunteer to read out loud, answer comprehension questions, and make quality predictions.

Ms. West
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 45 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Battle of the Labyrinth: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $12.99 7 $90.93
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39

Materials cost

$101.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.44

Total project goal

$156.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.28

5 Donors

-$153.64

Donations toward project cost

-$132.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.64

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$0.00

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