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Mindset Power

A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day

illustrated by Violet Lemay

Everyone faces challenges—obstacles to overcome, exciting goals to meet—and it’s easy to get stuck on the negatives. Mindset Power shows kids how to change the way they think about their challenges so they can grow from them, feel better about themselves, and get better at the things they try.

With an introduction to growth mindset, the book offers information on how to set goals, overcome self-doubt, and build resilience. Full of journal prompts to “Jot Your Thoughts” and suggestions of “Something to Try,” the book empowers kids to tackle not only their big exciting dreams, but also the daily tasks they may dread or put off. Kids can do more and be more when they believe in themselves.

Building on insight from the author’s years of teaching growth mindset in the classroom, Mindset Power is a positive, practical, you-can-do-it guide to accomplishing goals and building a better mindset—for kids of all abilities. Digital content includes handouts for activities found in the book. 
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ISBN: 978-1-63198-497-6
Reading Level: Grade 4
Interest Level: Ages 9–13
Guided Reading Level: R
Lexile Measure: 870L
Illustrated: 2-color
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 128
Praise for Mindset Power

“Anderson encourages tweens to set goals and make a plan of action to reach those goals.”—School Library Journal 
  • Common Core State Standards


  • ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

    MS.1, MS.2, MS.3, MS.4, MS.5, MS.6, BS.LS.1, BS.LS.2, BS.LS.4, BS.LS.6, BS.LS.7, BS.LS.8, BS.LS.10, BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.4, BS.SMS.5, BS.SMS.7, BS.SMS.10, BS.SS.3, BS.SS.8

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October 27, 2020 / Cooper Gray - Carmel IN

Simply put, this book is great. Most problems in life can be solved by changing your mindset. This book explores how you can change your mindset to overcome any obstacle. 10/10 would grow my mind again

October 24, 2020 / Fatafehi Vimahi
Amazing Book

This is such a very inspiring book! I would totally recommend it! This book helps you learn how to face challenges and be able to overcome them.

September 21, 2020 / Carla Anderson - Rensselaer, IN
Mindset Power

Another positive uplifting book from Shannon Anderson. The book teaches you will never reach your full potential, you can ALWAYS learn more. Set goals, choose your attitude, and work hard—your ability to learn is limitless. Many opportunities in the book to work through growth mindset and attitude exercises. A very good book for everyone to work on their mindset.

September 14, 2020 /
Mindset Power

This is a powerful book that helps kids understand how to set goals, embrace resilience, learn from their mistakes, and stay positive. What more could you want? Kids deal with disappointments and doubt a lot, but this book guides kids through the rough patches so they can become armed with determination and make steady progress. My daughter loves it.


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