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Chocolate War Turtleback – 1 Aug 1991

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Product details

  • Turtleback
  • Publisher: Demco Media (Aug. 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0606001697
  • ISBN-13: 978-0606001694
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 11.4 x 18.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
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""The Chocolate War is masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful; complex ideas develop and unfold with clarity."-"The New York Times Book Review
"The characterizations of all the boys are superb... This novel [is] unique in its uncompromising portrait of human cruelty and conformity."-"School Library Journal, starred review
"The novel is cleverly written with a good sense of the realistic and a good ear for dialouge, qualities which will attract any reader."-"Bestsellers
"Robert Cormier has written a brilliant novel."-"Children's Book Revie Service

"From the Paperback edition.

" "The Chocolate War" is masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful; complex ideas develop and unfold with clarity." -"The New York Times Book Review"
" The characterizations of all the boys are superb... This novel [is] unique in its uncompromising portrait of human cruelty and conformity." -"School Library Journal," starred review
" The novel is cleverly written with a good sense of the realistic and a good ear for dialouge, qualities which will attract any reader." -"Bestsellers"
" Robert Cormier has written a brilliant novel." -"Children's Book Revie Service"

"From the Paperback edition."

""The Chocolate War" is masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful; complex ideas develop and unfold with clarity."-"The New York Times Book Review"
"The characterizations of all the boys are superb...This novel [is] unique in its uncompromising portrait of human cruelty and conformity."-"School Library Journal," starred review
"The novel is cleverly written with a good sense of the realistic and a good ear for dialouge, qualities which will attract any reader."-"Bestsellers"
"Robert Cormier has written a brilliant novel."-"Children's Book Revie Service"" --This text refers to the Library Binding edition.

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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 --This text refers to the Library Binding edition.

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