Restart

Restart

eBook - 2017
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Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name. He knows he's Chase. But who is Chase? When he gets back to school, he sees that different kids have very different reactions to his return. Some kids treat him like a hero. Some kids are clearly afraid of him. One girl in particular is so angry with him that she pours her frozen yogurt on his head the first chance she gets. Pretty soon, it's not only a question of who Chase is?it's a question of who he was . . . and who he's going to be. From the #1 bestselling author of Swindle and Slacker, Restart is the spectacular story of a kid with a messy past who has to figure out what it means to get a clean start.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Scholastic Inc., 2017.
ISBN: 9781338053784
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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potatoesRgreat
Dec 10, 2018

Extremely great book with pacing, description, and each character has an amazing relatable part, and you completely understand them in every chapter they narrate. I would recommend this to anyone, even the people who don't like to read should likely be able to read this book.

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momsquietprayer
Oct 30, 2018

I really enjoyed this book, there was even a point in the story that I started to cry.

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acks
Sep 24, 2018

This book is another very good book by Gordon Korman that centers around bullying and the ability to control how you act. It shows you that just because you were one person in the past that you don't have to be the same in the present, that you can change. This book has a great storyline and I think that a lot of people would enjoy it.

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_Raven26
Sep 24, 2018

BIG!!!!!

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CDROY
May 28, 2018

Absolutely luv this book. I would suggest it to anyone that hasn't read it yet.

Berlysbooks Mar 14, 2018

Restart brings you face to face with the idea of putting some serious thought into what kind of person you want to be. It shows you that in the eyes of those around you, your behavior represents the real you and that thankfully, the power to become someone different by behaving differently and is within your own control.

kathleen_DCL Jan 09, 2018

Good book about a star football player that has fallen off his roof, now has amnesia and has to relearn everything about his life. He doesn't like what he starts to unravel about who he was and how he treated people. An enjoyable read about the possibility of starting over when you have the chance.

Nadine_OPL Dec 04, 2017

I have a thing for memory loss stories, and this one is an excellent contribution. The main character is not only having zany adventures like Gordon Korman has always written, but is dealing with the real repercussions - both physical and emotional - of his actions before and after his accident. I loved reading this book!

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Anishi2
Sep 27, 2017

I loved the different perspectives and the suspense. An amazing book.

0Charlie Jun 29, 2017

What a great premise - and well executed. Just when you think you should have sympathy for the main character, you find out that not everyone in the story will feel the same. I also love the idea of being able to have a "re-do" in your life - that your choices can decide your future. Well recommended.

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cmlibrary_jcurrie Nov 20, 2017

Chase Ambrose wakes up in the hospital after falling off his roof. He doesn’t remember falling off the roof or anything else, he has amnesia. Chase learns facts about his past from others, he played football and was the team captain. He also learns that maybe he wasn’t a very nice person. He figures this out when he discovers that he had been sentenced to community service by the juvenile court system to perform service hours at a senior citizens’ home. Another indication about his character is how other students react to him when he walks down the halls at school. As Chase discovers more about his former self, he doesn’t like what he learns. He tries to reinvent himself but it is a difficult process because everyone is waiting for the old Chase to return.

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