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Mrs. Simpkins from Richlands NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Restart Our Reading

Help me give my students a class set of the novel, Restart by Gordon Korman.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing, hardworking individuals. We live in a military town so students and teachers are coming and going all the time. Most of my students come from a good family but some unfortunately do not have the best background. Our rural, small town makes it easy to make friends and I get to see my students more than just at school. My students are very diverse, we have many different types of students since the military moves them around so much.

My Project

Students will be reading this novel together as a class. We will use this novel to dig deeper into our ELA standards. This novel also has a theme that develops around bullying, which is perfect for the middle school age group.

My students want to learn and are very capable of learning.

They love to read short stories and really get into the reading. I feel that it is time that we start our first novel of the year. This novel would be a great one to start with because it will teach them life lessons, as well as helping us dive into our curriculum deeper.

Mrs. Simpkins
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 120 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Restart • AKJ Education $5.10 40 $204.00

Materials cost

$204.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.64

Total project goal

$297.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.61

6 Donors

-$293.20

Donations toward project cost

-$252.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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