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Tunes for Bears to Dance To

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my review for tunes for bears to dance to

Tunes for Bears to Dance to is a historical fiction book related to World War 2 and the holocaust. In this story, the main protagonist is a boy named Henry, Henry has a dead brother named Eddie, but Henry wants to find a gravestone for his brother Eddie because currentl...
Tunes for Bears to Dance to is a historical fiction book related to World War 2 and the holocaust. In this story, the main protagonist is a boy named Henry, Henry has a dead brother named Eddie, but Henry wants to find a gravestone for his brother Eddie because currently, Eddie doesn¿t have one. One day Henry follows an old man called Mr. Levine to a craft center and discovers that the old man was making a tiny replica of a village that Mr. Levine had lived in during his childhood Mr. Levine had suffered great tragedies during the holocaust and still bears memories of his horrible experiences at Auschwitz. One day, Henry¿s boss, Mr. Harrison, makes an offer for Henry to get a gravestone for his dead brother Eddie, but there¿s a catch, Mr. Harrison wants Henry to do a horrible task, and if he doesn¿t, and to make sure he does it, Mr. Harrison will threaten Henry¿s life, will Henry decide to do the right thing at the cost of his future, or will he do something that could be unforgivable? I feel that this book¿s conflict was very strong, because Henry has to make an extremely tough choice between two things that seem much too important to lose, and in the end, the choice he chose was very surprising, but the book was a little too short. Aside from that I don¿t think that the book had very many weak points. I would probably recommend it to anyone who likes to read about realistic events, as well as some interesting historical facts in the books that they read. Overall, tunes for bears to dance to was pretty good and pretty exciting, I was impressed at how well written it was in spite of the fact that it was a little too short, I personally think that it could have been better if the author had added on to the story a little, as well as if it had a bit more excitement to it.

posted by Anonymous on December 31, 2007

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Disappointing

Tunes for Bears To Dance To is a novel filled with descriptive lacking relationships and characters, and contains an underdeveloped plot. It is simple, straight forward, and concise, though not worth the time.

posted by Anonymous on December 28, 2006

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2010

    Tunes For Bears To Dance To

    This was a terrible book. The characters were unbelievable and one dimensional, as was the plot. The symbolism was pushed too hard and the literature was emotionless. If you did not enjoy this book, then I recommend To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

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    Posted June 27, 2011

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