The Wednesday Wars (Paperback)

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Thanks to my daughter the English teacher, I have been "discovering" some compelling young adult fiction. Both of these books by an award-winning author (Newbery Honor and National Book Award finalist) deal with life in junior high school, with all the inevitable issues of friends, teachers, parents. But even more significant is the compassionate, humorous way Schmidt handles the underlying questions of morality and values. All that and an irresistible and informative dose of Shakespeare and the politics of the 1960's (The Wednesday Wars) and art and Audubon's paintings (Okay for Now). Good-hearted, insightful, and reassuringly well-written.

— Mary

Product Details
ISBN: 9789575709273
ISBN-10: 9575709276
Publisher: Tai WAN Dong Fang/Tsai Fong Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2009
Pages: 368
Language: Chinese