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

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.

Level 2: The Wave

Level 2: The Wave

Author: Morton Rhue Format: Paperback 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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