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The wednesday wars [electronic resource]. Gary D Schmidt.

Schmidt, Gary D. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547346243 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: In this Newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero. The Wednesday Wars is a wonderfully witty and compelling story about a teenage boy's mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967–68 school year in Long Island, New York. Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher, Mrs. Baker, while the rest of the class has religious instruction. Mrs. Baker doesn't like Holling—he's sure of it. Why else would she make him read the plays of William Shakespeare outside class? But everyone has bigger things to worry about, like Vietnam. His father wants Holling and his sister to be on their best behavior: the success of his business depends on it. But how can Holling stay out of trouble when he has so much to contend with? A bully demanding cream puffs; angry rats; and a baseball hero signing autographs the very same night Holling has to appear in a play...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 7
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
990 Lexile.
5.9 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Clarion Books, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1912 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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