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The Chocolate War Anniversary Edition
Contributor(s): Cormier, Robert (Author)

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ISBN: 0375829873     ISBN-13: 9780375829871
Publisher: Ember
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2004
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Annotation: IN 1974, AFTER SUFFERING rejections from seven major publishers, "The Chocolate War made its debut. An uncompromising portrait of conformity and corruption, it quickly became a bestselling--and provocative--classic for young adults.
"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
"Compellingly immediate. . . . Readers will respect the uncompromising ending."--"Kirkus Reviews, Starred
"An "ALA Best Books for Young Adults
"A School Library Journal "Best Books of the Year
"A Kirkus Reviews "Choice
"A New York Times "Outstanding Books of the Year

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Peer Pressure
- Young Adult Fiction | School & Education - Boarding School & Prep School
- Young Adult Fiction | Classics
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2004558936
Age Level: 12-UP
Grade Level: 7-UP
Lexile Measure: 820(Not Available)
Series: Readers Circle (Delacorte)
Physical Information: 0.7" H x 5.5" W x 8.2" (0.48 lbs) 272 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Adolescence/Coming of Age
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Review Citations: Newsweek 10/06/2008 pg. 8
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 5260
Reading Level: 5.4   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 8.0
 
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IN 1974, AFTER SUFFERING rejections from seven major publishers, "The Chocolate War" made its debut. An uncompromising portrait of conformity and corruption, it quickly became a bestselling--and provocative--classic for young adults.
"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
"Compellingly immediate. . . . Readers will respect the uncompromising ending."--"Kirkus Reviews", Starred
"An" "ALA Best Books for Young Adults"
"A" School Library Journal "Best Books of the Year"
"A "Kirkus Reviews "Choice"
"A" New York Times "Outstanding Books of the Year"
 
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