The Wednesday Wars - May Summary & Analysis

Gary Schmidt
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May Summary

In "May", Camillo Junior High begins their Atomic Bomb Awareness Month by going through atomic bomb drills. As they complete their first drill, Holling notes it is a bit eerie. Outside of school, the eighth grade runners are still angry about Holling's win, and have begun to haze him mercilessly. At home, Mr. Hoodhood is furious when he finds out Meryl Lee's father has been given the contract to redo Yankee Stadium. He and Holling's sister argue again about her going to college, and she begins eating dinner in her room, refusing to come down. Mr. Hoodhood, however, does find solace, as he drives home a new car.

One evening, Holling's sister runs away, leaving a note that she and her boyfriend are heading to California, as she needed to find herself. Mr. Hoodhood is furious. Holling simply wonders what his sister will...

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