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Ms. Ingerson from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Comes to Life!

Help me give my students new graphic novels to engage them in their independent reading!

  • $538 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a high-poverty neighborhood in south Philadelphia. We are an extremely diverse group: we speak 7 different languages at home and are from many different countries! We love reading and writing, but often struggle to bring more than a pencil to school. (And sometimes not even that.)

My students are fantastic readers and writers, but we need to replenish our high-interest books.

With 90 students borrowing from a classroom library, the most popular titles often go missing.

My Project

My students LOVE graphic novels--so much, that the collections I bought a few years ago have mostly disappeared into students' homes or fallen apart from 90 students borrowing the same 10 titles over and over again.

We need to refresh our class collection of graphic novels.

These books will help my students be engaged in their independent reading, as well as experience the joy of reading outside of our limited ELA class time. I want to get some additional copies of favorite books as well as some new titles that have come out in the last few years.

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Ms. Ingerson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12 Books Complete Collection Set New(Diary Of a Wimpy Kid,Rodrick Rules,The Last Straw,Dog Days,The Ugly Truth,Cabin Fever,The Third Wheel,Hard Luck,The Long Haul,Old School..etc • Amazon Business $66.85 1 $66.85
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #1-7: A Graphix Collection: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $38.96 1 $38.96
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Treehouse Books Collection Andy Griffiths 5 Books Set (The 65-Storey, The 52-Storey, The 39-Storey, The 13-Storey, The 26-Storey) • Amazon Business $24.60 1 $24.60
Dork Diaries Box Set (Books 4-6): Dork Diaries 4; Dork Diaries 5; Dork Diaries 6 • Amazon Business $21.59 1 $21.59
Dork Diaries Box Set (Book 1-3): Dork Diaries; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3 • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border (BONE #5) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Sheets • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Dragonslayer (BONE #4) • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Great Cow Race (BONE #2) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Ghost Circles (Bone #7) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Eyes of the Storm (BONE #3) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Old Man's Cave (BONE #6) • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
Out from Boneville (BONE #1) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 2): The Invisible Invasion (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Treasure Hunters (BONE #8) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Unicorn Whisperer (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 10): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure (Volume 10) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Unicorn of Many Hats (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 7) (Volume 7) • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 3): Robots Revolt (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Into the Game! (Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles #1) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $6.66 1 $6.66
Minecraft Volume 1 (Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Best Friends (Real Friends) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Unicorn Bowling (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 9): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure (Volume 9) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69

Materials cost

$420.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$456.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.64

Total project goal

$537.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$537.62

5 Donors

-$179.00

Donations toward project cost

-$153.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.35

match offer

-$356.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$303.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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