♥ Book Title : Heroes
☯ Full Synopsis : "Francis Joseph Cassavant is 18. He has just returned home from the Second World War, and he has no face. He does have a gun and a mission: to murder his childhood hero. Francis lost most of his face when he fell on a grenade in France. He received the Silver Star for bravery, but was it really an act of heroism? Now, having survived, he is looking for a man he once admired and respected, a man adored my many people, a man who also received a Silver Star for bravery. A man who destroyed Francis’s life."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : Fade
☯ Full Synopsis : "IT IS THE summer of 1938 when young Paul Moreaux discovers he can “fade.” First bewildered, then thrilled with the power of invisibility, Paul experiments. But his “gift” soon shows him shocking secrets and drives him toward a chilling act. “Imagine what might happen if Holden Caufield stepped into H. G. Wells’ The Invisible Man, and you’ll have an idea how good Fade is. . . . I was absolutely riveted.”—Stephen King From the Trade Paperback edition."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : I Am the Cheese
☯ Full Synopsis : "Before there was Lois Lowry’s The Giver or M. T. Anderson’s Feed, there was Robert Cormier’s I Am the Cheese, a subversive classic that broke new ground for YA literature. A boy’s search for his father becomes a desperate journey to unlock a secret past. But the past must not be remembered if the boy is to survive. As he searches for the truth that hovers at the edge of his mind, the boy—and readers—arrive at a shattering conclusion. “An absorbing, even brilliant job. The book is assembled in mosaic fashion: a tiny chip here, a chip there. . . . Everything is related to something else; everything builds and builds to a fearsome climax. . . . [Cormier] has the knack of making horror out of the ordinary, as the masters of suspense know how to do.”—The New York Times Book Review “A horrifying tale of government corruption, espionage, and counter espionage told by an innocent young victim. . . . The buildup of suspense is terrific.”—School Library Journal, starred review An ALA Notable Children’s Book A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Horn Book Fanfare A Library of Congress Children’s Book of the Year A Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award Nominee From the Trade Paperback edition."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Tenderness
☯ Full Synopsis : "Eighteen-year-old Eric has just been released from juvenile detention for murdering his mother and stepfather. Now he’s looking for tenderness—tenderness he finds in caressing and killing beautiful girls. Fifteen-year-old Lori has run away from home again. Emotionally naïve but sexually precocious, she is also looking for tenderness—tenderness she finds in Eric. Will Lori and Eric be each other’s salvation or destruction? Told from their alternating points of view, this harrowing thriller speeds to its fateful conclusion with an irresistible force, and a final twist that will not be easily forgotten."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Now and at the Hour
☯ Full Synopsis : "Fifty-eight years old, Alph LeBlanc's work routine, family relations, and life are disrupted by illness, as he must learn to face the possibility of his own death"Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : EIGHT PLUS ONE: STORIES
☯ Full Synopsis : "Seventeen-year-old Mike visits his grandmother’s bedside and learns a family secret. A divorced father discovers that only love, not bribes, can keep his daughter “his” on Thursdays. A young white boy finds that friendship—and betrayal—can cross racial boundaries. Robert Cormier is one of America’s most acclaimed writers for young adults. Here are nine touching and intensely personal stories, that confirm that these accolades are deserved. Each story features a brief introduction that explains how the story came to be, or something about the writing. Perhaps not as dark as some of Cormier’s novels, these tales still have his classically haunting themes, which will be savored by readers of all ages."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Chocolate War
☯ Full Synopsis : "A high-school freshman who refuses to participate in the annual fund-raising chocolate sale is forced to defend his convictions."Article| Robert Cormier| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Robert Cormier
☯ Full Synopsis : "Discusses the life, publications, and writing habits of Robert Cormier, author of "The chocolate war" and "I am the cheese.""Article| Sarah L. Thomson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Robert Cormier: Daring to Disturb the Universe
☯ Full Synopsis : "Beginning with the publication of The Chocolate War in 1974, and continuing throughout the entirety of his career, Robert Cormier dared to disturb the universe. The moment Jerry Renault refused to sell his first chocolate bar Robert Cormier began a life-long career that would push the boundaries of traditional young adult literature. He would go on to prove again and again that a YA novel could be both realistic and unflinchingly honest. And that fiction for teens could be great literature. In this book YA librarian and Cormier biographer Patty Campbell explores each of Cormier's books for young readers. From the boundary breaking modern classic The Chocolate War and the award-winning I Am the Cheese, to the tender Frenchtown Summer and the shocking and disturbing Tenderness, Campbell's literary analysis illuminates why Robert Cormier has been called the single most important writer in young adult literature. And how his work has touched generations of young readers' hearts and minds, daring them again and again to disturb their own universe. From the Trade Paperback edition."Article| Patty Campbell| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Robert Cormier
☯ Full Synopsis : "Presents the life and writing career of the American author whose works such as "I Am the Cheese," "Fade," and "We All Fall Down" revolutionized young adult fiction."Article| Margaret Oldroyd Hyde| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Critical Reading Activities for the Works of Robert Cormier
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