Middle Grade Book Review – Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt

Posted On Jun 21 2014 by

The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt My rating: 5 of 5 stars Gary Schmidt has been one my more pleasant discoveries this year. When I first started listening to the audio version of Wednesday Wars, I though it was going to be a silly “adventures of a 7th grader” type of story with no real underlying meaning. But as the story went on, it got deeper, and we’re introduced to the wonderful, and often terrifying, world of a 7th grade boy in 1968. 1968, as you may know, was a year that nearly tore this country apart. Dr. Martin …