During summer vacation, Kevin experiences his first French kiss and the heartbreak of a summer romance.
Paul develops a crush on Mrs. Arnold after giving him a boost of confidence.
As seventh grade comes to an end; Winnie's parents decide to get a divorce; and their teacher Miss White announces that she is getting married.
Kevin, Paul, and Winnie come together to stop the destruction of Harper's Woods. Kevin and Winnie shared their first kiss in these woods, and they all used to play together there when they were younger.
Margaret Farquhar, the class weirdo, tries to befriend Kevin after he is partnered up with her in a square dance for gym class.
Kevin discovers that Karen is planning to run away to San Francisco.
Kevin feels left out when his birthday party is on the same day as Paul's Bar Mitzvah.
Driven by his love for Winnie, Kevin faces the school bully.
Kevin learns the consequences of talking behind other people's backs.
Kevin and the student council organize a walk-out to protest the Vietnam War. However, when the assistant principal, Mr. Diperna, finds out about the planned walkout, he threatens to suspend all who participate.
When Kevin sees that Paul is being humiliated at basketball during gym class, he decides to go to Coach Cutlip to complain about how he thinks teams are being unfairly picked.
Wayne's bullying of Kevin has been getting pretty out-of-hand lately; but when he interferes in a big way with Kevin and Paul's Science Project, Wayne may have gone too far.
Kevin's piano lessons has him in competition with Ronald Hirschmuller.
Norma is upset when she takes a pottery class and receives encouragement from everyone, except Jack.
It's a confusing mix-up as to who likes who at Kennedy Junior High.
Now that Paul is dating, Kevin begins to pine more for Winnie.