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Ms. Charles from Lexington NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Transporting Into Another World Through Literature

Help me give my students an inviting environment to enjoy and explore meaningful literature.

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Each year I find that students are faced with numerous stressors due to the challenges of performing well academically and outside forces beyond their control. Our student clientele consists of non-traditional teens who are at risk for not completing high school requirements with some having limited resources and minimal support from home.

My Project

In order to successfully empower all students for a lifetime of success, these underserved students need access to quality, high-interest literature they can choose to supplement the curriculum and fulfill personal needs. There is currently no library on our campus, so students are not able to access self-selected reading material. Students who are deemed at-risk, as these students are, need access to a variety of reading materials that they can choose themselves and access to an inviting location in which they are able to feel safe and comfortable. Studies indicate that school libraries help all students academically, regardless of other school variables.

Due to the significant impact of school libraries on students, it is crucial that we provide a library that is well-stocked with a variety of books and is aesthetically inviting for students who have significant needs in terms of academic, social-emotional, and relational support.

Our students need to know that being at an alternative school does not have to result in limited experiences and resources that are less than. Donating to our project will allow our at-risk students to experience an inviting space to take them away from the challenges of their lives.

Ms. Charles
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jekkis Metal Bookends, 10 Pairs/20 pcs Heavy Duty Book Ends, 6.6 x 5.7 x 4.9 inches Black Bookend Supports, Nonskid Bookends for Shelves, Office and Home • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Picture Frame Set, 11x14 Frames Pack For Picture Gallery Wall With Stand and Hanging Hooks, Set of 6 By Lavish Home (Black) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
George R.R. Martin - I Have Lived A Thousand Lives - 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print - Great Gift and Decor for Library, Classroom and Home Under $15 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
F. Scott Fitzgerald - You Don't Write - 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print - Great Gift Under $15 for Book Lovers • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Mark Twain - With Courage. - 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print - Makes a Great Gift Under $15 for Book Lovers • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Roald Dahl - And Above All - 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print - Makes a Great Gift Under $15 for Book Lovers • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Winston Churchill - Success Is The Ability - 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print -Great Inspirational and Motivational Gift and Decor Under $15 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Louisa May Alcott -Little Women - I Am Not Afraid of Storms- 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print - Great Inspirational Gift and Decor for Book Lovers Under $15 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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