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Ms. Papa from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Graders Need Comfy Place to Read

The cost of six different titles from Barnes & Noble, a Lots of Dots rug, and six reading pillows is $670, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $670 goal

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I would like to have a comfortable and inviting reading area for my 19 second grade students, to include a nice looking rug and some fluffy pillows. I work at a school in the south Bronx. All of my students come from low income backgrounds. Our school lacks resources, especially those that contribute to the physical classroom environment. I want reading to be an enjoyable experience for my students, a time they look forward to. I hope that if our classroom has a colorful, cushiony place for them to read it will help them to view reading as a liesure activity, not as a chore. I am also requesting a set of books by a hilarious children's author, Jules Feiffer. I know from previous classroom use of his stories that kids really enjoy them - so much so that my existing copies of his books are extremely worn.

Ms. Papa
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lots of Dots Bold • $341.99 1 $341.99
I'm Not Bobby Jules Feiffer, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
House across the Street Jules Feiffer • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Room with a Zoo Jules Feiffer • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
Bark, George Jules Feiffer, Jules Fieffer, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.79 1 $12.79
Pillow, CAUTION Readers At Work • Highsmith Inc. $10.12 3 $30.36
Pillow, STOP and Read • Highsmith Inc. $10.12 3 $30.36
Man in the Ceiling Jules Feiffer, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
I Lost My Bear Jules Feiffer, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29

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