Mindset Matters

Bryan Smith
Lisa M. Griffin
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  • Mindset Matters


An entertaining and eye-opening look at the power of the "gonna get it done"mindset. Amelia is her name and conquering new challenges is her game! She's an up-for-any-adventure second-grader who's eager to try new things, provided nothing can go wrong. She takes up skateboarding with gusto and feverishly builds a swing set for her kid brother. But at the first sign of trouble- tumbling off her skateboard and whacking her thumb with a hammer-she's done. Her confidence shattered, Amelia frets she's a failure. But after a little self-reflection and some loving advice from dear-old Dad, Amelia learns she needs a "gonna get it done" mindset. With her new outlook, she discovers success has many definitions... more than she ever imagined.

Mindset Matters helps kids learn and grow, and reveals why failing doesn't make them failures. Written for readers in grades K-5, this storybook also includes tips to help parents and teachers foster a healthy "gonna get it done" mindset in every child. 32 pages 

Published by Boys Town Press

ISBN: 978-1-944882-12-9


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  • 5
    Helpful Tips and Tools for a Positive Attitude

    Posted by Erin Sluka, blogger @ Parenting Healthy on Jul 23rd 2018

    Mindset Matters is great for the grades 1-5 age group. Teach your kids how to find their Gonna-Get-It-Done attitude. Not only is this book for the child athlete, but it can be related to sibling competition and hobbies as well as academics. Use Amelia’s story to start a conversation that will empower your child. I read this to my son the night before basketball camp.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on May 31st 2018

    Good way to teach kids to have a Gonna Get It Done mindset!

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