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The Wednesday Wars by [Gary D. Schmidt]
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About the Author

Gary D. Schmidt is the bestselling author of Okay for Now, the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, and the Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

--This text refers to the audioCD edition.

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* "Schmidt, whose Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy won both Printz and Newbery Honors, delivers another winner...deeply satisfying." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Schmidt ... [gets] to the emotional heart of every scene without overstatement ... another virtuoso turn." Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Schmidt...makes the implausible believable and the everyday momentous...a gentle, hopeful, moving story." —ALA Booklist, starred review

"[An] entertaining and nuanced novel.... There are laugh-out-loud moments that leaven the many poignant ones." School Library Journal

"An accessible, humorous school story, and at the same time, an insightful coming-of-age tale." Bookpage

 
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File size : 7762 KB
  • Publication date : May 18, 2009
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 254 pages
  • Publisher : Clarion Books; Reprint edition (May 18, 2009)
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B003JTHWN2
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 1,198 ratings

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