[Marxism] What's a good novel for 13-14 year olds?

Carl G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Thu Aug 16 11:45:10 MDT 2012


Excellent suggestions on this thread so far.

Two YA novels where the anti-capitalist themes are not explicit but certainly present - they were popular with my home-schooled grandson at that age:

William Golding, *Lord of the Flies* 

Robert Cormier, *The Chocolate War*


On Aug 15, 2012, at 11:37 PM, johnedmundson at paradise.net.nz wrote:

> A teacher's forum I'm on had a request for a novel dealing with communism for
> kids of about 13-14 years old. of course everyone has trotted out Animal Farm
> but I wondered if anyone could suggest something a bit more sympathetic.





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