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The Chocolate War: Chocolate War Series, Book 1
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Random House Children's Books 2013
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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 YearFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
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Street Date:
03/19/2013
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307834294
ASIN:
B00BRUQ51A
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.4, 8 Points
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APA Citation (style guide)

Robert Cormier. (2013). The Chocolate War: Chocolate War Series, Book 1. Random House Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robert Cormier. 2013. The Chocolate War: Chocolate War Series, Book 1. Random House Children's Books.

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Robert Cormier, The Chocolate War: Chocolate War Series, Book 1. Random House Children's Books, 2013.

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Robert Cormier. The Chocolate War: Chocolate War Series, Book 1. Random House Children's Books, 2013. Web.

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"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

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"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

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