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The Wednesday Wars


Book Description
Seventh grader Holling Hoodhood has a tough year ahead of him. First of all, his teacher, Mrs. Baker, keeps giving him the evil eye. Second of all, the class bully keeps threatening to do Number 167 (and you don’t even want to know what Number 167 is). Third of all, his father keeps calling him ""the Son Who is Going to Inherit Hoodhood and Associates."" But things are changing in 1967, and ... More
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Publisheraudible.com
BindingAudio Download (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-10B0013TOX50
Publication Date01/01/1901
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About Gary D. Schmidt (Author) : Gary Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor for Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor fo... more
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8/20/2011 J.Aday Kennedy said:
How many times have you thought a teacher designed her assignments as an attempt to torture you? Holling is certain Mrs.’ Baker has this agenda. Maybe there were times she did in the beginning, but secretly he ended up enjoying working with her one-on-one. In fact he learns his teacher is almost h... more

tags: being a good brother, family relationships, award winner, preteens, highly recommended, young adult novel, middle school, friendship, children's literature, juvenille fiction, children's book, I read, I recommend, Gary Schmidt, Newbery Honor Book 2007, Gary D. Schmidt, 1960’s, the Beatles, Bobby Kennedy, MLK, flower children, Vietnam

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4/27/2010 Mary Sandford said: Voice, voice voice! Holling Hoodhood is a character not easily forgotten who is so real and gets himself in so much trouble that makes a wonderful plot!
tags: I recommend

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3/25/2010 Barrie Meagher said: My class is doing a research project, and are looking for contact information for Gary Schmidt. Can anyone help?

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9/20/2009 Kathy Spielman

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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing said: Visit my blog for a review on this book http://snikysnake.blogspot.com/
tags: I read

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6/24/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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4/6/2009 Tim O'Neill tagged as: I read, I'm reading

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3/10/2009 Allison M

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2/16/2009 Natisha LaPierre said: I loved the humor in this book and how historical events meshed with the story without overpowering it.
tags: I recommend, I read

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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 1183684
tags: ya, newbery

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7/14/2008 Lucy Rafael tagged as: I read, I recommend

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3/14/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I recommend, I read

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2/23/2008 Rita Haring said: I loved the characters in this book. It could also be a great way to trick kids into reading Shakespeare!
tags: Newbery Honor, I read, I recommend, , Shakespeare

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2/21/2008 Carmela Martino said: Enjoyed it.
tags: I read

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2/12/2008 Diane Smith said: Good book!
tags: I recommend, I read

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8/3/2007 Becky Laney tagged as: I Read

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7/27/2007 Barbara O'Connor said: Great story no doubt about it. But sometimes I felt that the humor was more adult. It felt almost aimed more at adults than kids. Reminded me a bit of Ferris Bueller as far as his relationship with his sister. Loved that. And the teacher stuff was great.
tags: middle-grade

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