The Wednesday Wars - March Summary & Analysis

Gary Schmidt
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March Summary

"March" opens with Holling's note that the news from Vietnam continued to be more grim, as he and his family, including his sister, watched the news nightly together. Holling finds himself watching for Mrs. Baker's husband, but he doesn't see him. He is in awe at her composure each day. In school, Mr. Vendleri uses a mallet and, with Holling's help, removes the bulging tiles, which turn out to be bulging due to rat nests of shredded paper and other materials. Holling tries to read "Julius Caesar", but finds it difficult with Mrs. Baker, who claims she has a cold, always wiping her eyes. Holling is impressed that she always manages to go on, even when she announces the school board is coming to evaluate her teaching. In gym, Holling learns he, and everyone else, is expected to try out for the track...

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