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The Chocolate War Series


by Robert Cormier (Author)

Book Cover for the Chocolate War Series
One of the most controversial YA novels of all time, The Chocolate War is a modern masterpiece that speaks to fans of S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders and John Knowles’s A Separate Peace.
 
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

Series Summary


Series: Chocolate War
Tags: classics boys realistic fiction school
Series reading level: 13+
Books in series: 2
Should read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1The Chocolate War  (1974)
2Beyond the Chocolate War  (1985)