Controversial book dropped Milan school board vote allows library to offer ‘The Chocolate War’

“The Chocolate War,” a controversial young adult novel set in a Catholic boys’ school where bullying permeates the social system, can no longer be taught as part of ninth-grade English classes at Milan High School.

According to The Ann Arbor News the Milan school board voted 5-2 Wednesday night to remove the book from the curriculum but to allow the 1974 novel by Robert Cormier to remain in the school library.