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Ms. Keating from Herndon VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Help Us Respect Differences

Help me give my students learn to be more accepting of differences in others.

  • $371 goal

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My Students

The students at my school are bright, energetic, and curious. The school is diverse in culture, language, and student needs. My students love to read, learn, use technology, and socialize.

Our student population is becoming more diverse and some students require additional supports in and out of the classroom.

Some students benefit from small group counseling in the areas of social skills, making and keeping friends and regulating their emotions.

While school budgets are tight, student needs are on the rise. Creating projects on helps us to meet our students' needs.

My Project

I need books like: Sparkle Boy, Mixed, Who Are you?, Annie's Plaid Shirt, and books on perfectionism to help teach my students that everyone is different and we need to accept others and ourselves.

Students sometimes experience anxiety when they are questioning who they are.

When my students relate to characters in the book or are able to hear the subtle message/lesson they begin to open their hearts to themselves and others.

The books on perseverance like: More Than Mud and Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll will help teach my students GRIT and show them there will be times they will need to dig deep to stick to it!

Ms. Keating
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 550 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
More Than Mud • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Coping Skills for Kids Workbook: Over 75 Coping Strategies to Help Kids Deal with Stress, Anxiety and Anger • Amazon Business $18.72 1 $18.72
Social Skills for Kids: Over 75 Fun Games & Activities for Building Better Relationships, Problem Solving & Improving Communcation • Amazon Business $17.38 1 $17.38
Who Are You?: The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity • Amazon Business $16.10 1 $16.10
Annie's Plaid Shirt • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
Sparkle Boy • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
Snippets: A story about paper shapes • Amazon Business $14.12 1 $14.12
Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
Splatter • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
Mixed: A Colorful Story • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Eraser • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Empathy Is My Superpower: A Story about Showing You Care (Without Limits) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73
Red: A Crayon's Story • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Worry Says What? • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What’s in It for Me? (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
LaLa Feels Blah-La: LaLa's World Book One • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89

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