The Chocolate War

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Laurel-leaf Books, 2000 - Fund raising - 263 pages
96 Reviews
Reissued now in hardcover with a new introduction by the author, Cormier's
chilling look at the insidious world of gang intimidation and the abuse of
power in a boys' boarding school is no less relevant today than it was in
"Vicious and violent mob cruelty in a boys' prep school is not a new theme but
Cormier makes it compellingly immediate...Mature young readers will respect the
uncompromising ending ..."-- "Kirkus," starred review
"Masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well
timed, suspenseful."-- "The New York Times Book Review

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User Review  - AliceaP - LibraryThing

I must admit that I'm somewhat confused over the hoopla surrounding The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier. It was very violent and frightening to look into the hearts and minds of these adolescents who ... Read full review

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User Review  - rgruberhighschool - LibraryThing

ALA BBYA; RGG: Often included in Middle School Language Arts curriculums--portrayal of adolescent culture at a small boys parochial high school. Narrated by several individual characters, twisting plot lines, very dark. Read full review

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