The Wednesday Wars - Audio
Publish date: June 1st 2007
Publisher: Scholastic Audio Books
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Realistic Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
Holling Hoodhood is really in for it. He's just started seventh grade with Mrs. Baker, a teacher he knows it out to get him. Why else would she make him read Shakespeare . . . outside of class? The year is 1967, and everyone has bigger things to worry about. There's Vietnam for one thing, and then t...
No stars for you book! And don't you dare question my authority!This book is so sweet, I'm practically choking on its sweetness, in a good way. What I liked:EverythingWhat I loved:Holling and his friendsHolling and his sister"Did you find yourself?""What?" said my sister."Did you find yourself?""She...
4.5 stars. Probably would have been 5 stars, but I read Okay for Now only a week ago and it's so perfect that I had to knock this one down just a titch.
If a junior high aged boy is part of your household, give him this book. He'll love it, and it will do him good. And if you happen to have been in junior high during the year 1968, this book can serve as a reminder of life (and national politics) at that time. In case you don't remember, 1968 is t...
I've been putting off making a review for this. It's really difficult for me to make a review of a book that blew me away. It feels like a few words can't justify this book, or couldn't articulate how much this impacted me, or no one would appreciate what a delightful book this is.In the meantime, I...