About the Author

Robert Cormier was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, on January 17, 1925. As a member of a large, working-class family during the Great Depression, he came […]


As in his other novels, Cormier’s primary aim in this work is to confront and examine the plight of young adults enmeshed in a world […]


Like Cormier’s other novels, I Am the Cheese is set in small-town New England. In this case, Adam Farmer (formerly Paul Delmonte of Pennsylvania) lives […]