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Ms. Becker from Phoenix AZ is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books About ME & My Issues

Help me give my students wonderful books about them and their unique needs! Books bring us together.

  • $584 goal

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My Students

The students at my school are very sweet, polite and caring. There are a handful of special friends that I work with that either have emotional issues, family issues or need support in interpersonal skills. I particularly admire that many of my kiddos have embraced self-advocacy and ask for brain breaks or cool-down breaks. I work one on one with some or with small groups to learn and practice coping skills. I’m trying to provide more tools and incentives to keep kiddos on track, healthy and confident. It’s truly remarkable what some of my kiddos have endured in their short time on this planet so far. My goal is to help them feel strong, resilient, confident and loved.

My Project

Many of my kiddos are in the foster care system and I don't have enough resources to share with them. I want my kiddos to know that everything they feel is okay and that they aren't alone.

Through reading and discussing the books I hope to develop a true resiliency in my kiddos.

I want them to become strong, confident, and know they are loved.

I've used many similar books by same authors and they are written in a unique way that makes kids feel like they are writing it specifically to them. I've use some of these books in the past and kids just love them!

Ms. Becker
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Survival Guide for Kids With Behavior Challenges: How to Make Good Choices and Stay Out of Trouble • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Why Do Families Change? (Just Enough: Difficult Topics Made Easy) • Amazon Business $13.40 1 $13.40
Take Charge of Anger (Kids Can Cope Series) • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
When I Feel Frustrated: (Children's Book About Anger & Frustration Management, Children Books Ages 3 5, Kids, Preschool Books) (Self-Regulation Skills) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Why Can't We Live Together?: The Kid-Sized Answer To A King-Sized Question About Divorce • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Love You From Right Here: A Keepsake Book for Children in Foster Care • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Some Days I Flip My Lid • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Will Be Okay (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Can Handle It 2 (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.74 1 $11.74
Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Listening to My Body: A guide to helping kids understand the connection between their sensations (what the heck are those?) and feelings so that they can get better at figuring out what they need. • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
A Little SPOT of Anxiety: A Story About Calming Your Worries • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Confidence: A Story About Believing In Yourself • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Kindness! • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Anger: A Story About Managing BIG Emotions • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Mindfulness for Kids Who Worry: Calming Exercises to Overcome Anxiety • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Families Change: A Book for Children Experiencing Termination of Parental Rights (Kids Are Important Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Tough!: A Story about How to Stop Bullying in Schools (The Weird! Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Dude, That's Rude!: (Get Some Manners) (Laugh & Learn) • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Nobody's Perfect: A Story for Children about Perfectionism • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
My Day Is Ruined!: A Story Teaching Flexible Thinking (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.07 1 $9.07
Zachary's New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted Children • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine • Amazon Business $8.58 1 $8.58
Waiting Is Not Forever (Best Behavior) • Amazon Business $8.43 1 $8.43
What On Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies? • Amazon Business $8.41 1 $8.41
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Foster Care • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
How to Lose All Your Friends (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
When I Miss You (The Way I Feel Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Don't Feed The WorryBug (Soft Cover Edition) • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92

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