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Ms. Bird from Rochester NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Miracle of Graphic Novels!

Help me give my students high interest graphic novels to keep them reading!

  • $574 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the library teacher in a high-needs urban district. Many of my students come from single-parent homes and some are refugees from other countries.

Regardless of their home circumstances, my students love to come to school and they are always excited about learning!

Their enthusiasm and motivation to learn make me want to be a better teacher and to make learning fun for them.

Unfortunately, most of my students have very limited access to any form of enrichment activities. Whenever I can, I try to expose them to new things and broaden their horizons.

My Project

Many students come to the library every day to look for graphic novels to check out. Our graphic novels shelves get picked over pretty quickly -- with the more popular books rarely hitting the shelves. Students love the high adventure stories in the comic book format. My students have gone crazy for graphic novels!

We have a high population of second language students and struggling readers who love the format of graphic novels with pictures that help them figure out the words.

Many of our students don't want to read any other type of book.

I say let them read graphic novels and someday they will transition to other types of books. The school library should be a safe place where students can come to check out books they want to read. My goal is to keep students reading -- if graphic novels are what students want to read, I want to have a great selection for them to choose from!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Skateboard Sonar • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
Quarterback Scramble • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
Five Riddles for Robin • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
Soccer Longshot • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
Gus Beezer With the Hulk • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Spider-Man and Fantastic Four The Menace of Monster Isle! • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Big Green Men • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Attack of the 50 Foot Girl! • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Scooby-Doo in Over the Boardwalk • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Spider-Man and Captain America Stars, Stripes, and Spiders • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Hulked-out Squaddies! • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Super Zero • AKJ Education $17.51 1 $17.51
Eek & Ack: Beyond the Black Hole • AKJ Education $17.02 1 $17.02
Divide and Conquer • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Superman Adventures A Big Problem! • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
The Secret of the Doomsday Design! • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Superman Adventures Balance of Power • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
The Panic of the Composite Creatures • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Batman: The Brave and the Bold The Attack of the Virtual Villains • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Local Hero • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Poker Face • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Small Time • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Batman Versus the Yeti! • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Charge of the Army Eternal • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Monkey Business • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Supergirl 4 Secret Entity! • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50

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