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Schmidt, Gary D.

The Wednesday wars / Gary D. Schmidt. - New York : Sandpiper ; Houghton Mifflin, 2007. - 264 p. ; 20 cm.

"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 classrooom, where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns much of value about the world he lives in." -- T.p. verso.

Newbery Honor, 2008.

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays --Fiction.

Junior high schools--Fiction.
Schools--Juvenile fiction.
Families--New York (State)--Long Island--Fiction.

Long Island (N.Y.)--History--20th century--Fiction.