The Question and Answer section for The Wave is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
From the text:
"In all, the Nazis murdered more than ten million men, women, and children in their extermination camps."
Mr. Ross is frustrated with his students' lack of attention and poor performance in history class. He shows a documentary about the concentration camps in Germany during WWII, in hopes of catching their attention. The class discusses Hitler's rise...
Christy has a flashback in Chapter Four of a previous project her husband was involved in. She remembers how the project became his whole world at the expense of everything else.