The Good War

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
Bullying Awareness & Prevention
The Good War
Author(s):
Todd Strasser
Age Group:
10-13
Publisher:
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0593173657
Year:
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
Bullying Awareness & Prevention

There's a new afterschool club at Ironville Middle School. Ms. Peterson is starting a video game club where the students will playing The Good War, a new game based on World War II. They are divided into two teams: Axis and Allies, and they will be simulating a war they know nothing about yet. Only one team will win. But what starts out as friendly competition, takes an unexpected turn for the worst when an one player takes the game too far. Can an afterschool club change the way the students see each other...and how they see the world?
 

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