Restart is by Gordon Korman and its a realistic fiction novel.
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The setting is at school and it effects on Chase because this is where he finds his new friends. It also effects the new friends because they realize Chase can be a good friend. It effects the plot by Chase making new friends and not realizing that he likes them instead of others.
Restart by Gordon Korman is a realistic novel about making new friends because Chase has amnesia and decides to be friends with the video club.
Restart is similar to Out of my mind because Chase has to face adversity with his amnesia. Melody in Out Of My Mind because she has to figure out life without talking. Also they both have to try to make friends with others that don't really like them.
The universal Conflict is man vs himself because he goes through adversity trying to remember people and stuff. Also he thinks to himself a lot thinking about should I stay with football team or video club.
The mood is some parts are feeling bad for him since he has amnesia and like why did he do that from why did he steal the medal. Other part is kind because when he finds the medal he takes it back to the Mr. Solot. Another part is happy because he finds new friends that he likes more than the other ones.