The novel by strasser won the 1981 massachusetts book award for childrensyoung adult literature. The wave is a 1981 young adult novel by todd strasser under the pen name morton rhue it is. What started as a lesson in a history class disrupted the entire school, showing. The wave is a novelization of the lear movie, and was written by todd strasser aka.
Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Todd strassers 1981 novel the wave didnt start off as a book. The book recounts a true incident that took place in a california high school in. Now an author of books for teens and middle graders. The history teacher had written this book and said that it was the most terrifying thing he ever lived through. Discussion of themes and motifs in todd strassers the wave. I bought this for my 8th graders required reading book. The wave tells the story of what seems at first to be an innocent high. In his past life, todd strasser has been a street musician, composer, reporter, and a fortunecookie mogul. Clara the book is based on a 80s film about the actual experimentso there are a few. I admit to my shame i had never heard from it before although i have quite a lot of nazi history books. This is a full audio reading of the wave, by todd strasser. Free comprehensive summary of the wave by todd strasser.453 1027 62 1155 294 1153 946 1039 248 8 1188 566 958 1357 793 111 481 595 747 686 721 381 1235 251 1313 868 1148 194 1333