The Wednesday Wars

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.5 X 0.8 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547237602
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About the Author

Gary D. Schmidt is an English professor at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a prolific author of children's literature and young adult fiction. His books Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and The Wednesday Wars each received a John Newbery Honor Award, and his Okay for Now has won a Children's Choice Book Award.

Reviews

* "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