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Mrs. Dinkins from Unionville VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is My Super Power!

Help me give my students high interest books like prize winning TOON books and graphic novels to engage them as readers and show them that reading is fun!

  • $736 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are in a small rural school in Virginia with over 50% of students that qualify for free or reduced lunch. My students all have individual education plans and are diagnosed with different disabilities. All of my students have reading disabilities and already by 2nd grade they feel differently about their abilities and try to avoid reading.

My students think reading is a chore that you do in school with a book that is very simplistic and not interesting.

They complain that other students get to read chapter books and they can not. Also, many of my students do not have access to books at home and do not have role models that show them a love of reading! I want to open up the magical world of reading for these students.

I have made a superhero reading nook in my classroom. I tell my students that reading is their superpower! Now I want to provide high interest, low level books for them to chose to read for pleasure in the book nook!

My Project

Students want to read about superheros! They want to have new books that are fun and engaging! It is difficult to find books that are fun and on an appropriate level. I want to provide superhero and graphic novel books for my students to read for pleasure at school (in their superhero nook) and at home.

Thank you for providing level appropriate, exciting, fun books for my students!

When funded, my students will read books about Ninja turtles, Batman, Wonder Woman and Cat Woman! They will have graphic novels that they can read and enjoy. I expect that they will be excited to make reading their super power!

Mrs. Dinkins
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
14 Prize-Winning TOON Books for K-3 • AKJ Education $132.35 1 $132.35
DC Super Heroes (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.76 1 $40.76
DC Super Heroes (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.76 1 $40.76
My First Graphic Novel (7 Books) • AKJ Education $32.73 1 $32.73
Step Into Reading Book Set - Level 1 (Set of 9) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Step Into Reading Book Set - Level 1 (Set of 9) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Emergent Readers Level A-D (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.16 1 $27.16
Progressing Readers Level E-I (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.16 1 $27.16
Progressing Readers Level E-I (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.16 1 $27.16
Emergent Readers Level A-D (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.16 1 $27.16
Step Into Reading Book Set - Level 2 (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Step Into Reading Book Set - Level 2 (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
National Geographic Readers - Level 1 (Set of 7) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.91 1 $22.91
National Geographic Readers - Level 1 (Set of 7) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.91 1 $22.91
Superman Phonics Fun • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Phonics Power! (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Batman Phonics Fun • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Lego DC Universe Super Heroes Phonics • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Pete the Cat Phonics Box • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Catch Catwoman! (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Robot, Go Bot! (Step into Reading Comic Reader) A Comic Reader • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Pizza Party! (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Batman Classic: Meet the Super Heroes With Superman and Wonder Woman • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Super Friends: Going Bananas (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Reptile Rumble! (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Brain Freeze! (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$586.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$624.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.27

Total project goal

$735.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$735.15

2 Donors

-$710.15

Donations toward project cost

-$603.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$106.52

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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