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Mrs. Frank from Friendswood TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth Mindset Literature

My students need books about Growth Mindset to immerse them in the culture of being kind.

  • $223 goal

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My Students

As a part of a Title I campus, my students come from a variety of homes and families. A good portion of our students were also effected by Hurricane Harvey, many losing their belongings and homes. For some, school is the only place they feel safe and happy. Despite the challenges they face outside of school, I try to make my classroom a warm and inviting environment to learn and grow for my students.

I try to instill from the very beginning the sense that we are a family and we must support each other by holding each other accountable, showing compassion, and building each other up - always.

My students are special in this way because they know what it means to take care of one another and how to be caring and compassionate individuals.

My Project

My students learn about growing their minds from the beginning of the school year. It is something that all teachers try to instill in their students daily to teach students about having good character and being kind.

With these books, students will learn what it means to be kind and have good core values of character in their daily lives.

This is something that all teachers, whether we be parents or role models at school, try to instill in the hearts of young lives in order to help our students be more successful individuals.

These books teach students how to cope with difficult situations, how to express themselves, and how to care for others. These skills are critical to growing our future students. These books would make an excellent addition to my classroom library to share with all.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Mrs. Gorski I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Rulers of the Playground • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Buckets, Dippers, and Lids: Secrets to Your Happiness • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Big Test (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39

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