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The Chocolate War

Cormier, Robert (Paperback - 2004)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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A high school freshman discovers the devastating consequences of refusing to join in the school's annual fund raising drive and arousing the wrath of the school bullies.
Authors: Cormier, Robert
Statement of Responsibility: Robert Cormier
Title: The chocolate war
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004, c1974
Edition: 30th Anniversary ed., 1st Knoph trade pbk. ed
Characteristics: 253 p., 14 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: Includes a reading group guide
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, c1974
Summary: A high school freshman discovers the devastating consequences of refusing to join in the school's annual fund raising drive and arousing the wrath of the school bullies.
Subject Headings: High schools Fiction Schools Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Topical Term: High schools
Schools
LCCN: 2004558936
ISBN: 9780375829871
0375829873
Branch Call Number: FIC C
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Waste of time. The ending resolved nothing and was unrealistic. The story was just average. Never connected with the characters.\

Sorry. Better books out there.

Jul 05, 2013
  • dish_24 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a favorite book of mine since high school. The first line is one of the best. Great for anyone who has had to sell anything...ever...for school and didn't really want to participate.

May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

good book!! has some possitive messages so i recomend u read this! (its sad though) (who cares)

Jun 11, 2012
  • ucblue rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

While the book was good at times, the majority of the book I was disappointed. I mean every other page someone was doing something gross. But the book had a good message and posed good questions.

Read this for school and was pleasantly surprised by how much I ended up liking it.

Feb 16, 2012
  • Mum_of_2 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Couldn't get passed the first chapter. I'd give it 1/4 star if I could.

Oct 24, 2011
  • James_T_Kirk rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The Chocolate War is a great read that would change any person's life. Go out there. Dare to disturb the universe.

Oct 12, 2011
  • allonsy rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Freshman student at a Catholic high school, Jerry refuses to sell chocolates for the yearly fundraiser. He's protesting the bullying and meaness of fellow students as well as cruel teachers and fighting for his own independence. This book was so honest in its portrayal of teenagers and how users seem to get farther ahead in life than nice guys.

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Aug 27, 2013
  • red_alligator_5095 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

red_crocodile_191 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: towared the end u have no clue whats gonna happen

May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: quite a few vulgar referances

May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: fist fights blood ect...

May 15, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: lotes of the following:shit,damn,ass,bastard,bitch,slut,Godd@mnit,God,crap ect...

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Jul 05, 2013
  • dish_24 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"They murdered him."

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