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Mrs. Fraser from Chesapeake VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping Children Cope Through Literature

My students need 9 books that will encourage coping skills for many of life's difficult experiences.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Adults have a hard enough time dealing with tragedy and tough situations. Children do not have the life experiences that can help them cope. These books help our children to see they are not alone, they can find ways to cope, and things can get better.

My students are a wonderful diverse group of over 900!

We are a Title 1 school that serves children from preschool to 2nd grade. We have many Military children, special needs children, children of poverty, and so many children struggling to learn while dealing with emotional and social issues.

My Project

The resources I am requesting for our students are a variety of books that will help our children through literature. Students will have the opportunity to read these beautifully illustrated books to see that they can seek help, they can make good choices on their own, and they have lots of loving people to support them.

These books help children to find coping strategies for difficult situations such as death, incarcerated parents, illness, bullying, moving, and social skills issues.

It also helps these little ones to see that they are not the only ones dealing with these difficult topics. We want to be able to help our children deal with their basic need to feel safe and loved so that they will have the ability to do theirvery best in the classroom and in life.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 900 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
You Are a Social Detective • Amazon $19.95 1 $19.95
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! Activity Guide for Teachers: Classroom Ideas for Teaching the Skills of Accepting 'No' for an Answer and Disagreein • Amazon $15.18 1 $15.18
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! Activity Guide for Teachers: Classroom Ideas for Teaching the Skills of Listening and Following Instructions • Amazon $14.46 1 $14.46
Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss • Amazon $14.36 1 $14.36
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon $9.06 1 $9.06
The Band-Aid Chicken: A Program about Resisting Peer Pressure • Amazon $8.95 1 $8.95
A Terrible Thing Happened • Amazon $8.46 1 $8.46
The Night Dad Went to Jail: What to Expect When Someone You Love Goes to Jail (Life's Challenges) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
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 $7.88 1 $7.88

Materials cost

$106.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.35

Total project goal

$162.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.34

4 Donors

-$52.00

Donations toward project cost

-$44.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.65

Matching donations from our partners

-$110.17

Match offers toward project cost

-$93.64

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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