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  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 10 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9780618724833
  • Page : 264 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 104 voters

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During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns muchof value about the world he lives in.

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The Wednesday Wars

The Wednesday Wars
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 9780618724833
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During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns muchof value about the world he lives in.

The Wednesday Wars

The Wednesday Wars
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2009-05-18
  • ISBN : 9780547346243
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In this Newbery Honor–winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt tells the witty and compelling story of a teenage boy who feels that fate has it in for him, during the school year 1968-69. Seventh grader Holling Hoodhood isn't happy. He is sure his new teacher, Mrs. Baker, hates his guts. Holling's domineering father is obsessed with his business image and disregards his family. Throughout the school year, Holling strives to get a handle on the Shakespeare plays Mrs. Baker assigns

Just Like That

Just Like That
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Clarion Books
  • Release Date : 2021-01-05
  • ISBN : 9780544084773
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In this poignant, perceptive, witty novel, Gary D. Schmidt brings authenticity and emotion to multiple plot strands, weaving in themes of grief, loss, redemption, achievement, and love. Following the death of her closest friend in summer 1968, Meryl Lee Kowalski goes off to St. Elene's Preparatory Academy for Girls, where she struggles to navigate the venerable boarding school's traditions and a social structure heavily weighted toward students from wealthy backgrounds. In a parallel story, Matt Coffin has wound up on the

Pay Attention, Carter Jones

Pay Attention, Carter Jones
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9780544790858
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Sixth-grader Carter must adjust to the unwelcome presence of a know-it-all butler who is determined to help him become a gentleman, and also to deal with burdens from the past.

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Yearling Books
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 9780553494952
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Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor island community founded by slaves that the town fathers want to change into a tourist spot.

Donuthead

Donuthead
  • Author : Sue Stauffacher
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release Date : 2008-12-18
  • ISBN : 9780307521521
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Franklin Delano Donuthead is a fifth grader with a lot of problems: For starters, his last name is Donuthead. He considers himself handicapped because one arm and leg are shorter than the other (by less than half an inch), his mother is trying to poison him with non-organic foods (like salami), he doesn’t have a father, and Sarah Kervick, the new girl, who’s mean and totally unhygienic, is attached to him, warts and all, like glue. This is

What Came from the Stars

What Came from the Stars
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9780547612133
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In a desperate attempt for survival, a peaceful civilization on a faraway planet besieged by a dark lord sends its most precious gift across the cosmos into the lunchbox of sixth-grader Tommy Pepper of Plymouth, Massachusetts. 75,000 first printing.

Okay For Now

Okay For Now
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2011-04-05
  • ISBN : 9780547534176
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2011 National Book Award Finalist As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him. So begins a coming-of-age masterwork full of equal parts comedy and tragedy from Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt. As Doug struggles to be more than the “skinny thug” that his teachers and the police think him to be, he finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spicer—

Straw Into Gold

Straw Into Gold
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9780547237763
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As they are pursued by greedy villains, two boys on a quest to save innocent lives meet the banished queen whose son was stolen by Rumpelstiltskin eleven years earlier, and she provides much more than the answer they seek.

The Strange Case of the Dutch Painter

The Strange Case of the Dutch Painter
  • Author : Timothy Miller
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2022-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781645060437
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Paris, 1890. When Sherlock Holmes finds himself chasing an art dealer through the streets of Paris, he’s certain he’s smoked out one of the principals of a cunning forgery ring responsible for the theft of some of the Louvre’s greatest masterpieces. But for once, Holmes is dead wrong. He doesn’t know that the dealer, Theo Van Gogh, is rushing to the side of his brother, who lies dying of a gunshot wound in Auvers. He doesn’t

96 Miles

96 Miles
  • Author : J. L. Esplin
  • Publisher : Starscape
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • ISBN : 9781250192295
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21 days without power. 2 brothers on a desperate trek. 72 hours before time runs out... The Lockwood brothers are supposed to be able to survive anything. Their dad, a hardcore believer in self-reliance, has stockpiled enough food and water at their isolated Nevada home to last for months. But when they are robbed of all their supplies during a massive blackout while their dad is out of town, John and Stew must walk 96 miles in the stark desert sun to get help.

Orbiting Jupiter

Orbiting Jupiter
  • Author : Gary D. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • ISBN : 9780544462229
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"Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice"--

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  • Author : Cynthia Kadohata
  • Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2019-02-12
  • ISBN : 9781481446624
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“Kadohata’s slapshot is the heart-swelling narrative of a father and son…Truly powerful.” —Jason Reynolds “A deeply poignant story about a boy sorting out his priorities.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “A vivid, memorable portrayal of a boy within his family, his sport, and his gradually broadening world.” —Booklist (starred review) From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata comes a brilliantly-realized novel about a hockey player who must discover who he is without the sport that defines him. Hockey is Conor’s

The Tabernacle, Temple, and Sanctuary: The Book of Numbers

The Tabernacle, Temple, and Sanctuary: The Book of Numbers
  • Author : Dennis Herman
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2016-02-05
  • ISBN : 9781329882393
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This is the forth book in this series that began with an in-depth look at how God views details, communicates with this world, and decides what process to use. Of course this series of books looked at aspects recorded in scripture about the Tabernacle. How the materials were collected, specific design details, who did the work, and how the Tabernacle was constructed. Much of that information is found in dozens, maybe hundreds of other books about the Tabernacle. But there

The Pentagon Wars

The Pentagon Wars
  • Author : James Burton
  • Publisher : Naval Institute Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-15
  • ISBN : 9781612513690
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From the late 1960s through the mid-1980s, a small band of military activists waged war against corruption in the Pentagon, challenging a system they believed squandered the public’s money and trust. The book examines the movement and its proponents and describes how the system responded to the criticisms and efforts to change accepted practices and entrenched ways of thinking. The author, an air force colonel and part of the movement, worked in the pentagon for fourteen years. He