The Wednesday Wars - September Summary & Analysis

Gary Schmidt
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September Summary

The Wednesday Wars follows a young seventh grade boy, Holling Hoodhood, on his journey to young adulthood during the Vietnam war, civil rights movement, and with existing family issues. With Mrs. Baker, his teacher, instructing him about Shakespeare, Holling learns that the world is much bigger than his existence encompasses, and that there is both tragedy and comedy in life.

In "September", readers are introduced to Holling Hoodhood, a young man just beginning the seventh grade. Holling is convinced his teacher, Mrs. Baker, hates him, because he is the only Presbyterian in class. Holling admits that living in the middle of town, between the Catholics to the south and the Jews to the north, is troublesome, as on Saturdays it is difficult to start a baseball game, but until recently, things were tolerable. However, when the only other Presbyterians in his class moved...

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