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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The carpet looked like it had never been walked on—which it almost hadn't—and the baby grand by the window looked like it had never been played—which it hadn't, since none of us could. But if anyone had ever walked in and plinked a key ...
Instead, you pull a string on them, and a bad record plays. I guess they can't help it. Right after supper, I went to the den to look for a new ally. “Dad, Mrs. Baker hates my guts.” “Can you see that the television is on and that I'm ...
Loudly, since the Monkees were playing. She pulled it open and stood there, her hands on her hips. Her lipstick was the color of a new fire engine. “Mrs. Baker hates my guts,” I told her. “So do I,” she said. “I could use some help with ...
Silence—if you call it silence when the Monkees are playing. “Oh,” she said. “It might hurt a business deal, right? So he won't help the Son Who Is Going to Inherit Hoodhood and Associates.” “What am I supposed to do?” “If I were you, ...
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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