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Gym Candy - Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Carl Deuker
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Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary

Mick's father makes Mike begin kindergarten a year later than his friendsso that Mick is older and bigger than his classmates. Between his father's lessons and his size, Mick is far better than his friends playing little league football. Mick's mother doesn't like that everything in his life was about football, but all Mick ever wants to do is play football. This however is at the insistence of his father.

Part 1, Chapter 2 Analysis

Mick's father is well-prepared for his son's entrance into football. In order to give him an edge in terms of size and speed, Mick is kept out of school for an extra year before beginning kindergarten. This is common practice in many places in the United States. As time progresses, Mick comes to love football more and more. It is the only thing that he ever wants to...

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