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Morton Rhue - Author

About the Author

Morton Rhue is the pen name of successful American children's writer Todd Strasser. Born in New York in 1950, Todd has had more than 140 children's and young adult books published. His most well-known book is The Wave which is a fictionalized account of a fascinating teaching experiment in a California high school in 1967. It was made into a film. Todd continues to live in New York state and has a grown-up family.

Featured books by Morton Rhue

The Wave

The Wave

Author: Morton Rhue Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2016

Laurie isn't sure what to make of 'The Wave'. It had begun as a simple history experiment to liven up their World War II studies and had become a craze that was taking over their lives. Laurie's classmates are changing from normal teenagers into chanting, saluting fanatics. 'The Wave' is sweeping through the school - and it is out of control. Laurie's friends scoff at her warnings but she knows she must make them see what they have become before it's too late.

Other books by Morton Rhue

American Hero

American Hero

Author: Morton Rhue Format: eBook Release Date: 21/03/2018

Das neue Buch von Bestseller-Autor Morton Rhue ("e;Die Welle"e;): Schon als Kind hat Jake davon getraumt, zur Armee zu gehen. Wie viele Jugendliche in den USA wird er bereits in der Schule auf eine Soldatenlaufbahn vorbereitet. Bei seinem ersten Kriegseinsatz mit achtzehn wird er schwer verwundet und kehrt als gefeierter Held zuruck in die Heimat. Doch auch wenn die auerlichen Wunden schnell verheilen - die schrecklichen Bilder lassen Jake einfach nicht mehr los. Aber davon will hier niemand etwas horen. Was ist nur aus seinem Traum geworden?

The Wave

The Wave

Author: Morton Rhue Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2016

Laurie isn't sure what to make of 'The Wave'. It had begun as a simple history experiment to liven up their World War II studies and had become a craze that was taking over their lives. Laurie's classmates are changing from normal teenagers into chanting, saluting fanatics. 'The Wave' is sweeping through the school - and it is out of control. Laurie's friends scoff at her warnings but she knows she must make them see what they have become before it's too late.

Die Welle

Die Welle

Author: Morton Rhue Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/05/2012

Level 2: The Wave

Level 2: The Wave

Author: Morton Rhue Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2008

Contemporary / British English Mr Ross wants to teach his history class about Hitler and the Nazis. He starts a class team. He calls it The Wave. His students love it. Other students want to be in it. But some people don't like it. And then it starts to feel dangerous. Can anybody stop it?

The Wave

The Wave

Author: Morton Rhue Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/1991

One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools. When Ben shows his pupils a film about the Nazis' persecution of the Jews, they can't believe it could happen. So he introduces a new disciplinary system in an attempt to shown them how powerful group pressure can be. But things get out of hand.

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