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Chase does not remember falling off the roof, in fact he does not remember anything about himself, and when he gets back to middle school he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed, but can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?
Publisher: New York :, Scholastic Press,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781338053777
1338053779
Characteristics: 243 pages

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This book was pretty good! I like how it shows that with a second chance people can change!

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John Carlo Biasaga
Jun 18, 2019

I don't like it... I loved it... my class wanted to hear more about Chase and his friends

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white_pony_3
May 16, 2019

This was an amazing book, I was enjoying so much that I read it in one sitting. I really like the perspective and how Chase gets a second chance to make life right.

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Bobawesome19
Apr 27, 2019

This book is really interesting. the way the author writes the story makes you want to be there

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zoeythekat
Feb 19, 2019

This book was so intriguing and unique. The main character doesn't remember the person he once was, and, as he tries to re-discover his past life, he starts to wonder if that person is the kind of person he would like to be. Throughout the book, I was really invested in the main character, and rooting for him to make good decisions.

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AnonymousLibrarian
Jan 31, 2019

The perspective of this book was fascinating. The idea of getting a second chance, to be a better you and to right some wrongs is an appealing one. However, sometimes you have to accept that some wrongs can't be made completely right, but you can move forward and prove that you've changed. This book depicts what real friendship is, forgiveness, acceptance, and how hard it can be to do the right things sometimes. Even when we do mess up, we don't have to stay in that mess. We can learn from it and make a different, better choice next time.

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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.

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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2_EPIC
Sep 24, 2018

BIG!!!!!

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Jul 08, 2019

ampint thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 10

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potatoesRgreat
Dec 10, 2018

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acks
Sep 24, 2018

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Sep 24, 2018

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John Carlo Biasaga
Jun 18, 2019

A boy who's been a bully and hanging out with the wrong friends gets a new start after a memory-loss-inducing accident. He wakes up in a hospital room and has to learn his life again. When he gets back to school... he sees that different kids treat him like a hero and afraid of him. But can someone really change who he is, or will the old him merely come back over time?

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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