The Wednesday Wars Questions and Answers
In which chapter of The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt does Holling's sister almost get hit by a bus?
In Schmidt's The Wednesday Wars, when does Holling start to read Shakespeare, and what pages is it on?
What five events show the relationship changes between Holling and Meryl Lee in February through April?
In The Wednesday Wars, why did Mrs. Baker give Mai Thi her cup of hot chocolate on the day there was no heat in the school?
In the book The Wednesday Wars, Mrs. Baker says to Holling in "November," "There is a part of us that can be so awful. Shakespeare shows it to us in Caliban. But there is another part of us too - a part that uses defeat to grow." Where (in the entire book) does Holling use defeat to grow?
Holling made the varsity cross counry team in The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt. What were his reasons for success?
Why does Holling have to spend Wednesday afternoons with Mrs. Baker in The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt?
What lessons does Holling learn that are directly related to Shakespeare and the stories he reads in Gary Schmidt's The Wednesday Wars?
How did Holling use his knowledge of curses he learned from The Tempest in The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt?
In The Wednesday Wars, Holling becomes obsessed with practicing specific words from The Tempest. Which words are they, and why does he like them so much?
How would you describe Mrs. Baker, including her age, physical description, and character traits in The Wednesday Wars?
In The Wednesday Wars, as Holling and Mrs. Baker are discussing the second play, Mrs. Baker says that she wishes Caliban had had a happy ending. She says, “There’s a part of us that uses defeat to grow.” What does she mean by this?
Why are Holling and Heather very upset when Robert Kennedy is assassinated in Gary Schmidt's The Wednesday Wars?
In The Wednesday Wars, what positive influence does Mrs. Baker have on Holling Hoodhood? This question is for people who have alreeady read the Wednesday Wars.
Explain why Mrs. Baker’s presence at the baseball game enables the boys to have a tour of Yankee Stadium and be treated as special guests.
Why does Holling think that the real world is sometimes like Hamlet and Bobby Kennedy in June of Gary Schmidt's The Wednesday Wars?
Why is Holling wearing yellow tights in the Shakespearean play in Gary Schmidt's The Wednesday Wars?
What role did Holling have in the play, The Tempest, and what was his biggest concern about playing it in Wednesday Wars?
How does Holling describe to his friends the character and costume of Ariel in The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt?
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