The Chocolate War (Paperback)
One of the most controversial YA novels of all time, The Chocolate Waris a modern masterpiece that speaks to fans of S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders and John Knowles’sA Separate Peace.
After suffering rejec...
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
|Genre||JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education|
|Publisher Date||2004-09-01 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.64 lb|
|Edition Detail||Anniversary, Reprint|
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