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The Wave

by Morton Rhue

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults

The Wave Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9780141368931
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141368931
Publication date: 4th August 2016
Author: Morton Rhue
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 176 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Classics,
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: truancy & school problems (Children's / Teenage),

About Morton Rhue

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.

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