The Wednesday Wars - February Summary & Analysis

Gary Schmidt
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February Summary

In "February", Holling and his family prepare for the Kiwanis Club dinner, where his father will be receiving the Commerce Businessman of 1967 Award. Holling's sister and Mr. Hoodhood argue about the flower she is asked to pin on her lapel, as Mr. Hoodhood makes fun of her desire to be a flower child. While arguing, the living room ceiling that was recently repaired comes crashing down, ruining everything in the room. Mr. Hoodhood tears up his own flower as he swears about the carpenters, but the family has to leave for the dinner. Mr. Hoodhood gives an elegant speech, and he talks about the legacy he is building so his son can carry on the business. Once home, he calls the carpenters and demands they return. Holling wishes he could have the carpenters come to the school, as the classroom ceiling is bulging...

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