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Ms. Buff from Everett WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Support Social-Emotional Needs

Help me give my students a variety of books to foster social-emotional learning!

  • $398 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creators, innovators, communicators, and collaborators. They come to school ready to learn, and they learn the most through hands-on experiences.

These students are our future engineers, doctors, teachers, mechanics, and politicians.

Students participating in collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking prepares them for college, work, and life.

My school is close to 50% free and reduced lunch. My students are excited, energized, and eager to learn. They love learning and laughing. They are self-motivated and are extremely proud of their learning.

My Project

I recently went to a teacher conference that included many sessions. One session focused on picture books that help with social-emotional learning. Many of these books also provide perspectives/knowledge of a variety of cultures. These books also include some social studies/history that students may not have ever heard before.

These books will help with social-emotional learning but will also foster so much more!

It is crucial that students see themselves in books, that they learn about history in multiple cultures, and that they are getting their social-emotional needs met, in addition to academics.

For example, the book, "Say Something," by Peter H. Reynolds, is a short picture book that shows and encourages students to find a way to share their thoughts, ideas, and feelings. I love that it includes many options, in addition to simply SPEAKING. This gives students the confidence to "speak" up in whatever way is most comfortable for them!

Ms. Buff
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Meet Miss Fancy • Amazon Business $17.26 1 $17.26
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
One Green Apple • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Because • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
Thank You, Mr. Falker • AKJ Education $13.49 1 $13.49
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Islandborn • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
14 Cows for America • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Say Something • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
Saturdays and Teacakes • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
The Roots of My Family Tree • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Mixed Me: a tale of a girl who is both black and white • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mixed Me! • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Happy Dreamer • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88

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