The Chocolate War

Book review by Monica Wyatt, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 27 reviews

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age 16+

There's so much bad in the world, I don't understand a book that adds to it.

I guess I'm Sally Sunshine, but I don't care for books that are negative throughout. I didn't see anything redeeming in this book. Its message seems to be: Bullies gonna bully, and if you stand up to them you'll get beaten. Violence, manipulation, disrespect, unhappy kids and adults throughout the book. There's enough of that in the world, why do kids more of that? No thanks.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 10+

I love this book and so will your 10 year old.

this is one of the best books I have ever read and I know your child will love it as much as i did, its such a good book I cant even express it.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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