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The Wednesday Wars

(2007)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel (nominee)
Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero in THE WEDNESDAY WARS - a wonderfully witty and compelling novel about a teenage boy's mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967-68 school year.

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 in yellow tights! As fate sneaks up on him again and again, Holling finds Motivation - the Big M - in the most unexpected places and musters up the courage to embrace his destiny, in spite of himself.

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Hardback Editions

May 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 1-4395-9398-1 / 978-1-4395-9398-1 (USA edition)
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May 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
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ISBN: 0-606-10573-5 / 978-0-606-10573-6 (USA edition)
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May 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Professor Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 1-60686-584-6 / 978-1-60686-584-2 (USA edition)
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2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-545-10562-5 / 978-0-545-10562-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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May 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-618-72483-4 / 978-0-618-72483-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-547-23760-X / 978-0-547-23760-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
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Audio Editions

February 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Scholastic Audio
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February 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Scholastic Audio
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February 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Scholastic Audio
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June 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Wednesday Wars: Library Edition Audio Book
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-439-02340-8 / 978-0-439-02340-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Audio
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June 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Wednesday Wars - Audio
Author(s): Gary Schmidt, Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-439-92501-0 / 978-0-439-92501-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Audio Books
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2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Wednesday Wars (unabridged MP3-CD)
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-545-11409-8 / 978-0-545-11409-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: scholastic audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

May 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Wednesday Wars
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Clarion Books
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