Question to answer at th end of novel: Hugh realizes that it if weren’t Cap, he would be low man on the totem pole. “Better him than me.” (p.30) Do you think this is a theme of middle school. Do students put up with bullying a lot because they’re afraid it might be then next?

Question to answer at th end of novel: Hugh realizes that it if weren’t Cap, he would be low man on the totem pole. “Better him than me.” (p.30) Do you think this is a theme of middle school. Do students put up with bullying a lot because they’re afraid it might be then next?