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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Wouldn't any human being with a beating heart hand me one of the brown, light, perfect cream puffs? Was that so unlikely? Yes. It was unlikely. “Now would be a good time to start,” said Mrs. Bigio. “And don't drop any.
“Thank you,” said Mrs. Baker, as the school clock clicked to 12:30 and the classroom began to fill and Danny Hupfer came to punch me on the shoulder because he thought the cream puffs might be for us, which they weren't.
cream puffs were still there, cooling in the circulating air coming in beneath the clean lower windows. ... When 1:45 came, half the class left, and Danny Hupfer whispered, “If she gives you a cream puff after we leave, ...
“If we both finish in time, you may have one of the cream puffs.” I think I must have gone white. “You needn't look so shocked,” she said. But I was shocked. She had offered the hope of a cream puff. A brown, light, perfect cream puff.
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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