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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I held up English for You and Me. “I thought I'd read in here,” I said. “Go out for recess,” she said, criminal intent gleaming in her eyes. “I'm comfortable here.” “Mr. Hoodhood,” she said. She stood up and crossed her arms, ...
Mrs. Sidman asked, and held on to his arm. He nodded once, then threw up on her. He had eaten a liverwurst-and-egg sandwich for lunch. No one ever wants to see a liverwurst-and-egg sandwich twice. And Mrs. Sidman's rain hat did not help ...
I held my breath. Maybe I could dare to believe that even a dictator of a small country might have a moment of unintended kindness. “Mrs. Baker does have a legitimate concern, it would seem, but a passing grade is a passing grade.
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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