Author(s): Bryan Smith; Lisa Griffin (Illustrator)
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 outlooks, she discovers success has many definitions... More than she ever imagined.
Mindset Matters helps children see problems and dilemmas as opportunities to 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.