by Robert Cormier | Grades: 5-8 | Lexile 840 | Reading Level 5.2
A masterful portrayal of hatred, prejudice and manipulation that challenges readers to examine how they would behave in the face of evil. Henry meets and befriends Mr. Levine, an elderly Holocaust survivor, who is carving a replica of the village where he lived and which was destroyed in the war. Henry's friendship with Mr. Levine is put to the test when his prejudiced boss, Mr. Hairston, asks Henry to destroy Mr. Levine's village.
Available Teacher Guides, Novel Units, Lesson Plans, & More For Tunes For Bears To Dance To: