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Mrs. Landeros from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Guidance Curriculum

My students need a variety of books/bibliotherapy options in which they can relate to. This can help build up the students' self-esteem and help validate their inner feelings.

  • $446 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a new school counselor that will begin my teaching career in a K-8 this upcoming year. Because it is my first year I have no books and truly believe in the power and validation bibliotherapy can provide for students. I have spent this summer creating a variety of different guidance class lessons.

I will be working with all students K-8 from individual sessions, group counseling, and I plan on going into classrooms and implementing guidance lessons.

This is a dual immersion school. It is a title I school with half of the population on free or reduced lunch. This school is a career focused school that is attempting to shift its purpose and attempting to implement prevention interventions, which is where I come in.

My Project

I will begin my career at this school with no resources and over 600 students on my caseload. These resources could help me reach, connect and build rapport with my students. I would like them to feel like they could come into my office and talk to me when needed. If a student is having a bad day or may be needing a self-esteem booster for example, we could read a story, discuss it and hopefully give the student students tools that could help he/she restart there day.

Bibliotherapy is something that any child can understand when personal, social, and/or emotional issues may arise.

It is helpful for students to see characters (from books) going through similar situations and can help them relate to what they are going through.

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

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
When I Grow Up...: A Look At 10 Future Careers for Kids • Amazon $15.34 1 $15.34
What to Do When It's Not Fair: A Kid's Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy (What-to-Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.32 1 $13.32
What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More (What to Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Moody Cow Meditates • Amazon $12.96 1 $12.96
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
Career Day • Amazon $12.64 1 $12.64
What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Negativity (What to Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $12.62 1 $12.62
What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep (What to Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $12.62 1 $12.62
What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD (What-to-Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $11.10 1 $11.10
What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
Living with Mom and Living with Dad • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
No Means No!: Teaching children about personal boundaries, respect and consent; empowering kids by respecting their choices and their right to say, 'No!' • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
It's MY Body: A Book to Teach Young Children How to Resist Uncomfortable Touch (Children's safety series & abuse prevention) • Amazon $9.95 1 $9.95
Annie's Plan: Taking Charge of Schoolwork and Homework • Amazon $9.95 1 $9.95
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story For Little Kids About Divorce • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Said No! A Kid-to-kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger (What to Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
One • Amazon $9.46 1 $9.46
Healing Days: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma • Amazon $8.96 1 $8.96
Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Grief is Like a Snowflake • Amazon $7.99 1 $7.99
When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends (Let's Talk About It!) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Nobody's Perfect: A Story for Children About Perfectionism • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Words Hurt: Helping Children Cope with Verbal Abuse (Let's Talk) • Amazon Business $7.25 1 $7.25
Do You Have a Secret? (Let's Talk About It!) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Learning to Be a Good Friend: A Guidebook for Kids (Elf-Help Books for Kids) • Amazon $7.07 1 $7.07
Your Body Belongs to You • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
A Terrible Thing Happened • Amazon $5.50 1 $5.50
Two Homes • Amazon Business $4.17 1 $4.17

Materials cost

$311.36

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$28.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$378.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.80

Total project goal

$445.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$445.31

3 Donors

-$208.00

Donations toward project cost

-$208.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$200.60

Match offers toward project cost

-$170.51

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.71

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$0.00

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