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Ms. Carnes from Independence MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindness Makes an Impact

Help me give my students books such as,"Ordinary Mary's Good Deed" and "The Invisible String," that will teach them about kindness, good deeds, emotions and self-esteem.

  • $333 goal

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My Students

Our school is a K-5 building in the Kansas City Metro area. Students come from diverse backgrounds and many different walks of life. Students are engulfed in opportunities to learn all throughout their school day. They love to read, move and build relationships with friends and adults around them. Many of the students do not have basic needs at home, and our staff strives to create an environment at school in which students know they are safe, welcome and loved.

My Project

These books will help teach my students about kindness and how to treat other people. Students can read through Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed, or Those Shoes and learn that one act can go a long way. The books can be used in counseling lessons, classroom meetings or one on one with students. As students learn how to treat others, they will have less conflict with peers in their classroom, which allows for a positive learning environment where all students feel welcome. These books can benefit all students in the school and can help them become more socially and emotionally aware.

Ms. Carnes
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed • AKJ Education $15.99 1 $15.99
The Invisible String • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
The Rainbow Fish • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Each Kindness • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Just Kidding • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Rude Cakes • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Invisible Boy • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I'm Gonna Like Me Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Trouble Talk • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
The Juice Box Bully Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Tease Monster A Book About Teasing Vs. Bullying • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
The Crayon Box that Talked • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Grief is Like a Snowflake • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
It'S Okay To Be Different • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Whoever You Are • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
My Secret Bully • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hunter's Best Friend At School • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Those Shoes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How to Lose All Your Friends • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How Are You Peeling? Foods with Moods • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Words Are Not for Hurting (Las Palabras No Son Para Lastimar) • AKJ Education $4.50 1 $4.50

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