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Mrs. Brandt from Midland TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scary Books and Graphic Novels

Help me give my students more of the books they want to read.

  • $371 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

If you are looking for dull, you came to the wrong class. My pre-AP English I students are busy preparing for life and careers beyond high school. They are success-driven and highly motivated. They challenge themselves, each other, and their teacher.

My students come from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds and diverse interests, but share the common goal of post-secondary success.

My students understand that reading and critical analysis will lead to the achievement of their goals. We read. We discuss. We analyze. We write. We read some more. Because of the diversity in my classroom, my students appreciate and welcome other perspectives and utilize their differences to elevate their own thinking.

My Project

Reading for pleasure is a priority in my classroom. We want students to read more for a variety of academic and social-emotional benefits. I was fortunate enough to receive a set of books through a previous project that included scary books and graphic novels. These are genres that my students expressed high interest in exploring.

By the end of the day, almost every new book was checked out.

Many have waitlists. Sequels are being requested as first titles make their rounds among my students. I want to keep this momentum going by getting more of the same and completing some of the series that were started.

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Mrs. Brandt
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Complete Rot & Ruin Collection: Rot & Ruin; Dust & Decay; Flesh & Bone; Fire & Ash; Bits & Pieces • Amazon Business $37.58 1 $37.58
Deadly Class Volume 8: Never Go Back • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
I Am Alfonso Jones • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Two Dark Reigns (Three Dark Crowns) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Monstress Volume 4 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Deadly Class Volume 2: Kids of the Black Hole (Deadly Class Tp) • Amazon Business $12.70 1 $12.70
Deadly Class Volume 7: Love Like Blood • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
Deadly Class Volume 6: This Is Not the End • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
Deadly Class Volume 4: Die for Me • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Monstress Volume 3 • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Pet • Amazon Business $11.63 1 $11.63
Deadly Class Volume 3: The Snake Pit • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
The Sacrifice Box • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Deadly Class Volume 5: Carousel • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
One Dark Throne (Three Dark Crowns) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Monstress Volume 2: The Blood • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Haunted • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
There's Someone Inside Your House • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Girl from the Well • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Girl of Nightmares (Anna Dressed in Blood Series) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

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