Library Materials for Chocoholics

Reading is so delicious! The library has many materials for all the chocolate lovers out there. Check out one of these books or DVDs.

 

Fiction Books:

All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin

All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin

In the future, coffee and chocolate are considered illegal substances. Anya's father was head of a mafia family that trafficked these items. After he dies, she must reconcile her desire to help her family with her growing love for a boy.

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

Jerry is given a task by the school's secret society that involves the annual chocolate sale. After awhile, Jerry rebels and becomes a hero. His defiance threatens the secret society, and soon he becomes an outcast.

Movie adaptation is also available for checkout.

 

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Tita must give up her love in order to take care of her family. She channels her emotions through her cooking with interesting results.

Movie adaptation is also available for checkout.

 

Nonfiction Books:

The Emperors of Chocolate by Joel Glenn Brenner

The Emperors of Chocolate by Joel Glenn Brenner

Examines the bitter rivalry between two American chocolate makers - Hershey and Mars.

Hershey by Michael D'Antonio

Hershey by Michael D'Antonio

The author examines the life and achievements of Milton Hershey.

Naked Chocolate by David Wolfe and Shazzie

Naked Chocolate by David Wolfe and Shazzie

This book provides historical information on chocolate and discusses some of the health benefits of raw chocolate.

 

DVDs

Chocolat

Chocolat

A single mother and her daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop near the church. At first, they are met with suspicion, but a the townspeople sample the delicious products, their opinions begin to change.

Based on the book by Joanne Harris

Cook's Country Season Three

Cook's Country Season Three

America's Test Kitchen explores a variety of culinary topics including "Everybody Loves Chocolate."

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie Bucket and four other lucky children win a tour of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory.

Based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.

The library also owns the more recent movie adaptation starring Johnny Depp.

 

 

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