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Mrs. Snider from Kirksville MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gratitude NOT Baditude

My students need books that give them a safe way to talk about things that they, someone they know, or someone that they meet in the future may be going through in their lives.

  • $566 goal

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My Students

My students walk into class every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them. Everyday we start our morning singing our Good Morning Song. I start the song and I sing to the kids "Good morning and how are you?" they reply, "In the morning I clap my hands, in the morning I do my dance, in the morning I shout HOORAY this is going to be a wonderful day!" I want them to love coming to school and doing this together gets them so excited.

Many of my students in our school struggle with a difficult home life and the one thing I want them to have is a place for them to go where they leave all of that behind and enjoy being a student.

I want them to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

My Project

Student's have the right to walk into THEIR school and feel safe, loved, understood, and respected. Author Julia Cook gives children the chance to express themselves, realize they are not alone, understand what others may be going through, and know that they have someone they can always talk to. These books make it easier to introduce and discuss tough topics with young children who are growing and going though many things in their lives.

Baditude, Bully BEANS, Peer Pressure Gauge, and How To Be Comfortable in Your Own Feathers are just few of the many wonderful titles that help make teaching Character Education, discussing hard topics, and allowing students a way to release stress in a safe environment.

Mrs. Snider
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cheaters Never Prosper (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Peer Pressure Gauge (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
The PROcrastinator (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Hygiene... You Stink! (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
I Want to Be the Only Dog (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
What Shoes Will You Wear? • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I'm Not Scared... I'm Prepared! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Study Skilled...NOT!!! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Smarter than the SCOOPERS • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Planning Isn't My Priority (Functioning Executive) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What Do I Say About That? • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Well, I Can Top That (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Cliques Just Don't Make Cents! (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $9.82 1 $9.82
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
Gas Happens!: What to Do When It Happens to You (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Blueloon • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
I Am a Booger... Treat Me With Respect! • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
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
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Winners Don't Whine and Whiners Don't Win • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
The Judgemental Flower (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
I'm Your Flag So Please Treat Me Right • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Straight from the Horse's Mouth! • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
I Can't Believe You Said That!: My Story about Using My Social Filter...or Not! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
The Anti-Test Anxiety Society • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Table Talk: A Book about Table Manners (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Don't Be Afraid to Drop • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
The Ant Hill Disaster • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $8.58 1 $8.58
The D Word • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Uniquely Wired: A Story About Autism and Its Gifts • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $8.46 1 $8.46
The Bubble Wrap Queen • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine Activity and Idea Book • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Grief is Like a Snowflake • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Melvin the Magnificent Molar • Amazon Business $8.35 1 $8.35
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $8.03 1 $8.03
Making Friends Is an Art! • Amazon Business $7.82 1 $7.82
It's Hard To Be a Verb! • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
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 $7.10 1 $7.10
Tease Monster: A Book About Teasing Vs. Bullying (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
I Can't Find My Whatchamacallit!! (Functioning Executive) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

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