- ISBN: 9780307979131 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 030797913X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: 1st Ember ed.
- Publisher: New York : Ember, 
- Copyright: ©2013
|General Note:|| "The classroom experiment that went too far"--Cover.
"This work is a novelization of a teleplay by Johnny Dawkins based on a short story by Ron Jones"--t.p. verso.
"The Wave is based on a true incident that occurred in a high school history class in Palo Alto, California, in 1969"--Foreword.
|Summary, etc.:|| When history teacher Ben Ross starts a classroom experiment, with the intention of showing students the processes behind social control in Nazi Germany, things get out of hand and the power of group pressure becomes a frightening reality.
|Target Audience Note:|| 770 Lexile.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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