What are some good quotes from The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt?

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You and I might define a "good quote" in different ways, but I chose several quotes from The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt which reveal either theme or tone for the novel.

The first quote is spoken (written) by Holling Hoodhood, the only Protestant (non-Catholic, non-Jew) in his class at a Jewish school, and he is certain his teacher hates him when he says this:

Of all of the kids in the seventh grade at Camillo Junior High, there was one that Mrs. Baker hated with heat whiter than the sun. … Me.

Holling wants nothing more than to get revenge on Doug's brother, the person who plastered embarrassing pictures of him all over the school; however, he believes the best...

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