The Wave
ISBN: 0440993717
EAN13: 9780440993711
Language: English
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 4.00" W
Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Book Overview
The Wave is based on a true incident that occurred when a teacher conductedan experiment dealing with group pressure in his classes.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover The Wave is based on a true incident that occured in a high school history class in Palo Alto, California, in 1969. The powerful forces of group pressure that pervaded many historic movements such as Nazism are recreated in the classroom when history teacher Burt Ross introduces a new system to his students. And before long The Wave, with its rules of strength through discipline, community, and action, sweeps from the classroom through the entire school. And as most of the students join the movement, Laurie Saunders and David Collins recognize the frightening momentum of The Wave and realize they must stop it before it's too late.