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The Wednesday Wars by  Gary D Schmidt - First Printing of the First Edition - 2007 - from About Books (SKU: 015377)

The Wednesday Wars

The Wednesday Wars by  Gary D Schmidt - First Printing of the First Edition - 2007 - from About Books (SKU: 015377)
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The Wednesday Wars

by Schmidt, Gary D

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Fine condition/Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0618724834
ISBN 13
9780618724833
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New York: Clarion Books, 2007. First printing with complete number row (10 987654321) on the copyright page. Fine condition in a Near Fine dust jacket (only very slightly rubbed). NO chips. NO tears. NOT price clipped ($16.00). NOT a library discard. A bright, shiny, clean, square, tight copy. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NO remainder mark. Pages are clean and crisp. Newbery Honor Book sticker on dust jacket's front panel. Bound in the original gray boards, lettered in shiny silver on the spine. By the author of LIZZIE BRIGHT AND THE BUCKMINSTER BOY. From the Dust Jacket: "In THE WEDNESDAY WARS [the author] offers an unforgettable antihero in Holling Hoodhood, a kid from the suburbs who embraces his destiny in spite of himself.". First Printing of the First Edition. Hardcover. Fine condition/Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo. (viii), 264pp.

Synopsis

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. 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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Details

Bookseller
About Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
015377
Title
The Wednesday Wars
Author
Schmidt, Gary D
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine condition
Jacket condition
Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0618724834
ISBN 13
9780618724833
Publisher
Clarion Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2007
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books / Young Adult Literature;

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