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20 + Books To Teach Grit

This month our Teacher 2 Teacher Facebook challenge has been to find ways to teach GRIT in our children.  There have been many fascinating talks and research about GRIT, but how do you teach it?  In my quest to find ways to teach GRIT to my children, I ran into many helpful library resources.  Here are just a few:

grit books

Books To Teach Perseverance, Grit, and Dedication

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Elementary Age:

  • Flight School by Lita Judge
  • The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spire
  • Wilma Unlimited by Kathleen Krull
  • Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Anderson
  • Pancakes For Breakfast by Tomie DePaola
  • Apples To Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy
  • Walk On!
  • Clorinda by Steven Kellogg
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • Thank you Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
  • Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen by Carl Best
  • Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
  • The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein
  • Little One Step by Simon James
  • The Dot
  • The Carrot Seed

Chapter Books

I hope this list will be helpful as you dedicate some time to instill GRIT in your children.

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