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Mrs. Milburn from Oak Park IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Superstar Kids!

My students need quality books that teach about social skills; persistence, choosing your words, being welcoming to everybody, kindness, emotions, and listening. There are also a few books about potty training, the writing process, shapes.

  • $491 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2018.

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My Students

My students are adorable, loving kindergartners! My classroom is a co-teaching model, meaning students with various disabilities are included for the full day with typical developing peers, and two teachers; myself & a fabulous special ed. teacher & a wonderful teaching assistant.

The students are excited to learn and will grow SO MUCH this year in so many ways!

They will learn to read & write, make new friends, and learn valuable social skills (inviting others to play, how to express your emotions, and being kind to everyone).

My Project

These books will be used as classroom teaching resources and will also be shared in our classroom library for students to love with their own hands! Students love to hear their teacher read a story (especially one they relate to with the characters' problems)...For example, "Jabari Jumps" is a book about a boy who is scared to jump off the high dive, but with his dad's encouragement, he finally does it, and feels pride and accomplishment. This book teaches about persistence & a major bonus; it has a wonderful African American boy and his dad as the main characters!

These books will get read over and over again, becoming loved friends in our classroom!

They will provide jumping points for conversations and modeling to shape desired behaviors. Books= helping create loving, caring, supportive citizens in our classrooms and the world!

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $17.31 1 $17.31
Someone New • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Best Place to Read • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
Brave Enough for Two (Hoot & Olive) • Amazon Business $13.84 1 $13.84
One Day, The End.: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.02 1 $13.02
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Ralph Tells a Story • Amazon Business $12.17 1 $12.17
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Be Kind • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Making a Difference: Teaching Kindness, Character and Purpose • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
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 $11.69 1 $11.69
The Perfect Potty Zoo: The Funniest ABC Book (The Funniest ABC Books) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
A Squiggly Story • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Circle Rolls • Amazon Business $11.08 1 $11.08
I Won't Give Up (Persistence Project) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Think For Myself At School: Holistic Thinking Kids (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Same, Same But Different • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
The Girl Who Drank the Moon • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
My Day Is Ruined!: A Story Teaching Flexible Thinking (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Mindset Matters (Without Limits) • Amazon Business $8.58 1 $8.58
I'm New Here • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
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 $7.82 1 $7.82
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Cool Down and Work Through Anger (Learning to Get Along®) • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry… (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72
When I Feel Angry (The Way I Feel Books) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Of Course It's a Big Deal (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $5.16 1 $5.16
My First Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr. • Amazon Business $2.28 1 $2.28

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