Additional Resources for The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

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Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Vol. 19, Gale, 1996, pp. 65-76.

A full-length sketch which Includes useful summaries of Cormier's other books and ample reference to contemporary reviews.

Betty Carter and Karen Hams, "Realism In Adolescent Fiction: In Defense of The Chocolate War," in Top of the News, Vol 36, No 3, Spring, 1980, pp. 283-85.

A direct response to Norma Bagnall's essay in the previous edition of the Journal.

Paul Heins, review of I Am the Cheese, in The Horn Book Magazine, Vol. LIII, No 4, August, 1977, pp. 427-28.

Heins, reviewing Cormier's next book after The Chocolate War, calls it "a novel in the tragic mode, cunningly wrought, shattering in Its emotional implicatIons."

Anne Scott MacLeod, "Robert Cormier and the Adolescent Novel,"' in Children's Literature in Education, Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer, 1981, pp. 74-81.

An attempt to portray Cormier as a political novelist Anita Silvey, in an interview with Robert Cormier, Part...

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