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Milo and the Restart Button

by Alan Silberberg (author)

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Starting over is like pressing the reset button on a game, wiping out all your points. Now Milo has to restart. Surviving the year is all he has to do. But it’s not just a new school he’s dealing with; it’s a new house, a new neighbourhood – a whole new life. One without his mum in it. This funny and moving story charts a year in the life of Milo, a lovable thirteen-year-old misfit trying to come to terms with the death of his mother. Can he find a way to survive in a world filled with painful reminders of the past?

“Filled with kindness and charm and wry humour, Milo and the Restart Button charmed me to both laughter and a tear or two.”

“Though there is plenty of humour to appeal to a young reader, there is also an attempt to convey the devastation that occurs when a parent – and in particular, the mother – dies.” Books for Keeps

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  1. Avatar owl 761790

    on 7 March 2014

    I think its sweet how much Milo misses his mom.

  2. Avatar bat 761713

    on 8 March 2013

    Sooo sad but funny at times

    5out of 5
  3. Default avatar

    on 1 May 2012

    I really think people who are just starting this book will really enjoy the end. It is a very humourous book. I read this book couple of weeks ago and it is a real page turner, you get really absorbed into it. My daughter read it in her guided reading group and i nearly read it all for her!!! I had to tell her what happened in the parts i read, she proberbly forgot what i said though anyway except for that it is a really good book.

    5out of 5
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    on 18 March 2011

    I Iiked it good

    4out of 5
  5. Bs starfish thumb 127

    on 1 March 2011

    This is an absolutely brilliant book! I love this book so much.

    5out of 5
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    on 1 March 2011

    I think this is a very good book. I like it because even though it is quite sad that Milo’s mum has died, there are lots of very funny things that happen and I think this is how I would feel if I was Milo.

    Liam, age 11