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 knew it on Monday, the first day of seventh grade, when she called the class roll—which told you not only who was in the class but also where everyone lived. If your last name ended in “berg” or “zog” or “stein,” you lived on the ...
... an intransitive verb is a crime against the language, perhaps you might wish a full sentence to avoid prosecution—something such as, 'I guess that Wednesday afternoons will be busy after all.'” That's when I knew that she hated me.
No one knew what for, but I thought it might be for something in the Number 390s—or maybe even Number 410 itself! Doug Swieteck said that if his father hadn't bribed the judge, his brother would have been September 11.
If I don't play, I'll live another day, I thought. “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.
I already knew that. “You're a back,” he said. I knew that, too. Destiny has a way of letting you know these things. “I'm a forward.” I could have said it for him. “That means you have to try to stop me.” I nodded. “Think you can?
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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
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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