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CAN ONE SMALL BOY DEFEAT THE MIGHT OF THE VIGILS?
Jerry's one of the best: honest, straightforward and hard working. He's just scraped into the football team at his new school, and things are looking good.
Then he meets Archie, leader of the Vigils, the school Mafia. Archie can see straight away that Jerry's not going to fit in with the Vigils – and if you're not in with them, you're very definitely OUT.
Jerry wants to be out when the school sale comes round. Who says he has to sell chocolates? But Archie's help has been enlisted by one of the masters, and Archie has his reputation to uphold. Jerry MUST conform…
"A quick-firing journalistic exposure of the more atrocious processes of growing up. Can't happen here? It can and it does. Daily."
Really godd book. The book was in good quality. Had obvious marks of previous usage but nothing major.Published 3 months ago by Santiago
Got this after reading 'Heroes' which is on my children's GCSE syllabus. If anything, it was even better than Heroes.Published 9 months ago by Rebecca Lynch
I bought this for my teenage Godson who thinks that books are soooo last year. However, he absolutely loved itPublished 10 months ago by JOB.311
"Bleak", "violent" and "realistic" aren't words we normally associate with young adult fiction, which is why Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War, from 1974, is refreshing. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
Did you ever wonder about bullying and being bullied? Maybe it has never happened to you but did you ever wonder what it would be like? Read morePublished on 14 April 2007 by Plop
"The chocolate war", is a book about bullying. A buy named Jerry is bullied by a group named `The vigils'. Read more
The chocolate war
The chocolate war is a book about a boy named Jerry who does not want to take part in an assignment that the Vigils, a group at his school, told him to... Read more
After I read the book The Chocolate War i was really amazed about how Robert Cormier was not afraid to speak his mind and talk about things even print them to public which other... Read morePublished on 3 Jan 2004 by Zafron