The Wednesday Wars: A Newbery Honor Award Winner
HarperCollins, 18 Mei 2009 - 288 halaman
In this Newbery Honor–winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt tells the witty and compelling story of a teenage boy who feels that fate has it in for him, during the school year 1968-69.
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... Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom, where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns much of value about the world he lives in. ISBN-13: 978-0-618-72483-3 ISBN-13: 978-0-547-23760-2 pb [1. Coming of ...
“I'll have to strike, which comes hard,” he says. I suppose he hates Jim's guts right at that moment. And Jim smiles, since he knows he's got him. That's guts. But then Israel Hands throws the dagger, and it's just dumb luck that saves ...
“Hoodhood,” said Doug Swieteck's brother, “you coming or not?” What could I do? It was like walking into my own destiny. “You're on that side.” He pointed. I already knew that. “You're a back,” he said. I 12 The Wednesday Wars.
And if you do have to touch the ball, you can kick it away before anyone comes near you. ... he was some great clod of living earth that hadn't evolved out of the Mesozoic Era, howling and roaring and slobbering and coming to crush me.
... and Doug Swieteck told us why: The ten days of observation had been pure delight for him, but when no one had found any behavior beyond his usual weirdness, he realized that he would be coming back to school again pretty soon.
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - Dairyqueen84 - LibraryThing
All of the events in the book had almost a too perfect resolution. It was a bit hard to believe that a 7th grader would read and understand Shakespeare without some guidance. Were kids smarter in 1968? The parents were a horror show in their absence from their kids lives. Baca ulasan lengkap
LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - ms_rowse - LibraryThing
Love love love this book. I want to be Mrs. Baker--she is the perfect teacher. Nice coming-of-age story...if Holling Hoodhood (the protagonist) was older, I'd lobby to teach this instead of Catcher in the Rye. Way more hopeful but with similar themes. Loved it! Baca ulasan lengkap