Incident at Hawk's Hill Discussion Questions

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Ben is shy, silent and withdrawn. His father fears something serious is wrong with the boy. His mother thinks everyone just needs to be patient with Ben. In your opinion, who is right?

Ben seems to have some of the symptoms that today would be called autism. In your opinion, is labeling people as autistic good, bad, or both? Why?

Incident at Hawk's Hill includes a lot of factual information on badgers. What are some new facts you learned about badgers?

Who do you think the author, Allan Eckert, likes better - the people in his novel, or the animals? Why?

Ben imitates the noises animals make, but he doesn't talk to them. How would the novel be different if he did?

The residents of North Corners begin to think of Ben as a "freak" when they learn of his uncanny ability to imitate animals...

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