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The Wednesday Wars - January Summary & Analysis

Gary Schmidt
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January Summary

In "January", Holling's picture is in the newspaper, depicting him flying over the stage in his yellow tights. Doug Swieteck's brother cuts the photo from all the newspapers he can find, and hangs them all over the school. Holling is humiliated. At home, even Holling's sister is angry, as a picture was taped to her locker. But when Holling suggests military school to his parents, they scoff, noting that Hoodhood and Associates has been invited to put in a bid for the new junior high, and having a child in the school helps the bid. Mr. Hoodhood and Holling's sister argue about the existing high school, as Holling's sister notes how restrictive it is on clothing, and how ridiculous those restrictions are. Mr. Hoodhood reminds her she is not a flower child. Later, Holling's sister comes to his room, and notes that his going to military school...

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