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The Chocolate War
by Robert Cormier


Overview - One of the most controversial YA novels of all time, "The Chocolate War" is a modern masterpiece that speaks to fans of S. E. Hinton s "The Outsiders" and John Knowles s "A Separate Peace."
After suffering rejection from seven major publishers, "The Chocolate War" made its debut in 1974, and quickly became a bestselling and provocative classic for young adults.
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Overview
One of the most controversial YA novels of all time, "The Chocolate War" is a modern masterpiece that speaks to fans of S. E. Hinton s "The Outsiders" and John Knowles s "A Separate Peace."
After suffering rejection from seven major publishers, "The Chocolate War" made its debut in 1974, and quickly became a bestselling and provocative classic for young adults. This chilling portrait of an all-boys prep school casts an unflinching eye on the pitfalls of conformity and corruption in our most elite cultural institutions.
Masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful. "The New York Times Book Review"
The characterizations of all the boys are superb. "School Library Journal," starred review
Compellingly immediate. . . . Readers will respect the uncompromising ending. "Kirkus Reviews," starred review
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year
A "Kirkus Reviews" Editor s Choice
A "New York Times" Outstanding Book of the Year"


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  • ISBN-13: 9781627655606
  • ISBN-10: 1627655603
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning
  • Publish Date: September 2004
  • Page Count: 253
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-17

Series: Readers Circle (Delacorte)

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