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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 94
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Apr/2008
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It’s 1947, and while the war is over and ration tickets are gone, food prices are going up. Then it is announced that the price of chocolate is going up too! Maggie and her friends leap into action and wage a strike against the price hike.

Midwest Book Review
"Maggie and the Chocolate War"" is Ö a great bridge between picture books and novels for early readersóhighly recommended for community library kids historical fiction collections."
Canadian Bookseller
A great introduction to critical thinking and political activism for young readers.
CM Magazine
The book teaches young readers that everyone, regardless of age or gender, can participate in public debate.
Canadian Children's Book News
The plot is fast paced without sacrificing the credibility of the characters and their relationships with one another.
The Globe and Mail
Maggie weighs into the chocolate fray, struggling to come to terms with protesting ... and, ultimately, realizing the necessity of acting on her convictions.

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