The Chocolatte War
Jerry Renault, the main character, is a fourteen-year-old boy who is a freshman at Trinity Highschool. In this book it tells how a young boy in a new environment can lose control of his identity by just trying to fit in with the rest of the people. He does this by trying to please a group of kids, the Vigils, who basically run and have control over the school.
The book starts out with Jerry at football practice and it gets into his head explaining all of the emotions that he goes through not only on the field but also in his life. Jerry is a single child that lives with his dad who is a pharmacist. They live in an apartment. The reason for this is his mom is dead. She had just died due to an illness. Because of the presents that she left in the house Jerry and his dad felt it necessary to move out that way it would be easier to move on with their lives. From hear out the book goes on to describe Jerry?s normal day and how he and his dad follow this routine.
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