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Ms. Osterink from Jenison MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Captain Perseverance and Friends!

Help me give my students books like "Captain Perseverance" as we explore social skills and working together.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have an amazing group of first grade students. They come from a variety of backgrounds and each has his/her own strengths and interests. The students come from different situations and need to learn more than just academics at school.

Each student loves to learn!

I want to help each student grow to be the best they can be. Each of my kids is a kind, caring individual who wants to be able to succeed in first grade and beyond!

My Project

Learning social skills and working together can be tough, especially for young children. Books are a great way for kids to explore social behaviors in a non-threatening way. Exploring social skills in this way allows for all students to be included and feel successful in learning. After reading, we are able to have discussions for days and weeks to come and we can revisit the books as often as we want.

With these new books, my kids will be able to explore social skills through stories we can read again and again!

Since they are readers, the students will even be able to read them too!

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Captain Perseverance: How I Became a Superhero (The Grit Alliance) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $17.24 1 $17.24
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
I Can't Believe You Said That!: My Story about Using My Social Filter...or Not! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $10.02 1 $10.02
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
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 $9.30 1 $9.30
Sorry, I Forgot to Ask!: My Story About Asking Permission and Making an Apology (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
My Day Is Ruined!: A Story Teaching Flexible Thinking (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Soda Pop Head • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
I See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism (A First Look At...Series) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
The Berenstain Bears and the Blame Game • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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