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Mrs. Blodgett from Lansing MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Warriors...Want GRAPHIC NOVELS!

My students need graphic novels to help reach our reading goals.

  • $171 goal

This project expired on January 7, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It's a new school year bursting with motivated learners. Using GRAPHIC NOVELS in the classroom may help some of these students reach their reading goals and fall in love with reading.

We are an urban school, where approximately 70% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

They come from many backgrounds and all deserve the opportunity to be successful educationally. Our school has limited access to a library and many of our books are not what the kids currently enjoy reading. In our classroom, I try to keep up with the reading trends and many of my students have found a love for GRAPHIC NOVELS.

My Project

Our team of approximately 60 students have a reading goal of 40 books for the school year. Within our goal, students are asked to read a variety of genres. By using GRAPHIC NOVELS, some of my more reluctant readers may be motivated to read and reach these goals. They will have access to sports and biography titles.

This project will give students the opportunity to read about famous people and sporting adventures through GRAPHIC NOVELS.

These are not traditional novels and will be less challenging for reluctant readers. The graphics/pictures and comic format makes reading more enjoyable for the struggling reader.

Mrs. Blodgett
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Babe Ruth • AKJ Books $5.84 1 $5.84
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad • AKJ Books $5.27 1 $5.27
Walt Disney Graphic Biography • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Albert Einstein • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Franklin Roosevelt • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Charles Lindbergh • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Daniel Boone • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Elvis Presley • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Beatles, The • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Houdini • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Thomas Jefferson • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Avalanche Freestyle • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Quarterback Scramble • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Shot Clock Slam • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Skateboard Breakdown • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Paintball Punk • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: BMX Blitz • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Spotlight Striker • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: Track Team Titans • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
End Zone Thunder • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: Full Court Flash • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Hoop Rat • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: Wild Pitch • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52

Materials cost

$113.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.60

Total project goal

$170.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.68

1 Donor

-$148.00

Donations toward project cost

-$125.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.20

match offer

-$22.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$19.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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