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Ms. Roman from Meriden CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Nook to Excite Reluctant Readers!

My students need books that will excite reluctant readers and chairs.

  • $597 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our school community (grades 9-12) are wonderfully unique! They encompass a variety of backgrounds, beliefs, and ideas all of which help create a diverse learning environment.

Many of our students come from disadvantaged backgrounds and do not have access to the privileges that many teenagers take for granted.

Our students, like all students, deserve learning opportunities and access to information to help them become successful, contributing members of society. Our students are full of passion, energy, and excitement. They take pride in their successes, especially when overcoming obstacles.

My Project

The books chosen are intended to excite a diverse student audience. I wanted to choose multicultural characters and authors so my students can connect with what they are reading. I also chose books that are not typically listed on a curriculum to show students that reading can be engaging and fun!

The chairs will help create a cozy, comfortable atmosphere where students can simply read and relax without the constraints of schools desks.

I want students to be able to enjoy the experience of being lost in a book and all of the excitement and joys that come with it!

Ms. Roman
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CampLand Bunjo Bungee Dish Chair, Fun for Adults & kids • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Urban Shop Saucer Chair, Adult, Purple • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Honey-Can-Do TBL-02869 Portable Laptop Lap Desk with Handle, Black, 23 L x 16 W x 2.5 H • Amazon Business $15.49 2 $30.98
Mind Reader Adjustable 8 Position Lap Top Desk with Cushions, Black • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Becoming Unbecoming • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
I Am Alfonso Jones • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
Spill Zone • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Lighter Than My Shadow • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
Allegedly • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Wicker King • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Words on Bathroom Walls • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Mr. 60% • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Overturned • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Bang • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
How to Disappear • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
Far from the Tree • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Wild Bird • Amazon Business $12.04 1 $12.04
Neighborhood Girls • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
Refugee • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Solo (Blink) • Amazon Business $11.63 1 $11.63
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives • Amazon Business $11.32 1 $11.32
How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Prisoner B-3087 • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Dreamland Burning • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Four-Four-Two • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48

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