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Mrs. Kennedy-Holmes from Bridgeport CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Fun!

Help me give my students new books for their library including Dogman, Goosebumps, Angry Birds, Positively Izzy, Comics Squad, and more!

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing group of learners from disadvantaged backgrounds. 100% of our students receive free lunch, and a third of the students speak a language other than English at home. The students have limited experiences outside the classroom walls. They have limited exposure to current academic materials and often utilize used and donated supplies. They have limited access to cultural and extra-curricular activities as well. The children are eager learners just waiting for the right tools to help them succeed. Please help a great group of children soar high to reach their full potential!

My Project

My students would benefit greatly from new books for their library. They absolutely love to read and are very much drawn to graphic novels. These books will help engage some of my more reluctant readers and give them the experience of the joy of reading.

Many times, my students have to read old, ripped, donated books that have seen better days.

With this gift, my students will know the joy of reading a new book. They will feel that reading has value and that they are important enough to have brand new books in their classroom library. Nothing beats the experience of reading and I would love to be able to share that with my students. Please help us see that Reading is Fun!

Mrs. Kennedy-Holmes
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Disney Descendants Wicked World Cinestory Comic Boxed Set • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Un • AKJ Education $21.88 1 $21.88
Comics Squad: Recess! • AKJ Education $11.69 1 $11.69
Positively Izzy • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Angry Birds Comics Volume 1: Welcome to the Flock • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Goosebumps Graphix #3: Scary Summer • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Comics Squad Lunch! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Comics Squad #3: Detention! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Darth Paper Strikes Back • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Disney The Little Mermaid: The Story of the Movie in Comics • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Disney The Princess and the Frog: The Story of the Movie in Comics • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$104.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.97

Total project goal

$159.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.79

2 Donors

-$159.79

Donations toward project cost

-$135.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.97

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$0.00

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