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2018-2019 OBOS Book Choice is: Restart by Gordon Korman

Our theme this year is “Be the Change” and we are thrilled to share that we chose Restart by Gordon Korman as our One Book One School book for this year.  Told in various voices, it is the story of 8th grader Chase, who does not remember falling off the roof; in fact, he does not remember anything about himself. 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. Can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?   

Previous One Book One School Book Titles

2017-2018: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

2016-2017:  The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson

2015-2016:  I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

2014-2015:  Paperboy by Vince Vawter

2013-2014: Unstoppable by Tim Green

2012-2013:  Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai

2011-2012:  A Long Walk to Water: based on a true story by Linda Sue Park

2010-2011:  All Shook Up by Shelley Pearsall 

2009-2010:  Peak by Roland Smith

2008-2009:  Secrets, Lies and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman