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Assorted draft pages of Cormier's chapter on censorship later included in his essay "A Book Is Not a House: The Human Side of Censorship."

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Cormier describes how the source of fear is not in monsters on the screen or in books but those in our minds. He also describes a mother reading his novels along with her eighth-grade son.

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Robert Cormier provides four bulleted points on his thoughts on censorship. These are frequently included in his letters to fans and objectors who write to him on censorship. He later added a fifth point addressing his distaste for defending his…

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This draft describes how Cormier shared a draft of The Chocolate War with his 15-year-old daughter to test Fabio Coen's idea that the excised chapter is unnecessary to the story. He then expresses his thanks for his network of supporters and family.

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Robert Cormier writes to a class about how a character's development follows inevitable paths. He also addresses how the sequel to The Chocolate War aims to address readers' questions. Cormier later discusses the dangers of precautionary…

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This short chapter includes a scene of Archie formulating his revenge against Jerry.

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Robert Cormier thanks Fabio Coen for his comments and describes the revisions he made to The Chocolate War.

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Cormier thanks Coen for his comments and describes the revisions made to The Chocolate War.

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9 photographs of Leominster locales featured in The Chocolate War.

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Rose Reissman of The Ditmas Writing Institute creates eight lesson plans on theme, evaluation, plot, and sequence.

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Monseau considers student letters to Cormier's characters to argue that identifying with Cormier's characters helps students develop strength in their own identity.

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This speech addresses Cormier's childhood and adolescent reading and writing. It includes the Introduction to his 20th Anniversary edition of I Am the Cheese and letters with objectors.

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This speech addresses Cormier's childhood and adolescent reading and writing. It includes the introduction to his 20th Anniversary edition of I Am the Cheese and letters from objectors.

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Teacher John Merrill writes to principal Paul Tracy supporting The Chocolate War.
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