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Ms. Frick from Duluth GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth Mindset

My students need books that show them that they can do hard things by never giving up.

  • $621 goal

This project expired on August 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from diverse backgrounds. Many of these students have no preschool experience and some of them are learning to speak English. Many of their parents do not speak English and want to help them but find it hard to do so. My school works with the parents and the students. We participate in APTT which is Academic Parent Teacher Teams to help parents help their students at home by teaching them activities to help them learn basic literacy and math skills. Parents receive manipulatives and materials to take home which are purchased by our Title I school. Most of our students are on Free and/or Reduced-price lunch.

My goal as a advocate for these students is to create a love of life long learning and life long readers.

I am passionate about showing these students that education is the key to becoming a successful member of society either through Vocational education or a College education.

It is important to me that my students learn that what they think impacts what they become. I want them to know that they can do hard things.

My Project

These books will make a difference in my students learning and improve their lives, if they can say..."I can do this" instead of "I cant" or "I can't do this yet but I am going to keep trying". My students love to be read to and most of our parents are working at night or working two jobs and don't have the time to read to their child. Research shows reading to a child helps their language development which these students need. Some of these students come to me speaking no English. Reading to them can help them master the language.

Ms. Frick
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 2 $24.12
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
You! • Amazon Business $16.77 1 $16.77
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Flight School • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
How to Catch a Star • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
No Excuses!: How What You Say Can Get In Your Way • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Schneider Family Book Awards - Young Children's Book Winner) • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $13.53 1 $13.53
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
I Think, I Am!: Teaching Kids the Power of Affirmations • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
The 7 Habits of Happy Kids • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Llama Llama Red Pajama • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Unstoppable Me!: 10 Ways to Soar Through Life • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Owen (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $10.28 1 $10.28
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Dot • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Be Happy! • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
Not Yet • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
Ruby's Wish • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Brontorina • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Whistle for Willie • Amazon Business $6.37 1 $6.37
The Empty Pot (An Owlet Book) • Amazon Business $6.05 1 $6.05
Dreams Come True... All They Need Is You! • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Brave Irene: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $3.31 1 $3.31

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