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by Leo Tolstoy translated by Aylmer Maude


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "God Sees the Truth, But Waits" by Leo Tolstoy translated by Aylmer Maude.

In Leo Tolstoy's short story, "God Sees the Truth, But Waits", a man is convicted of a crime that he didn't commit.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality and Revenge & Betrayal as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Is revenge ever justified?" and "What is fair?"

Ways to support your child: