Holling Hoodhood has got plenty to worry about. 

How to avoid Doug Sweiteck’s brother.  

Escaped classroom pets Sycorax and Caliban.  

And Wednesday afternoons with Mrs. Baker, who hates his guts.  

Ages 10+
Pages 288
Publisher HarperCollins
Coming Jul 2024
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Review by Nili

The Wednesday Wars is about a boy named Holling Hoodhood who just started 7th grade. His teacher, Mrs. Baker, seems like she is out to get him. He is also going to take over the Hoodhood family business, even though he really doesn't want to. How will Holling survive 7th grade? Read this book to find out.

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Review by DolphinMagic


Jul 09, 2024 10:38 PM
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The Wensday wars

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Jul 01, 2024 09:11 PM
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Nice read

Review by BrooklynBen

Great book about boy and his tough life. A misunderstood teacher is woven into the plot of a Vietnam War-Era school.

Jul 01, 2024 09:04 PM
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Good Book

Review by Budz

This book was really good. I had to read it for English class and really liked it.

Jul 01, 2024 06:33 PM