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Tears of  a Tiger  

08.11.2005                                                                  By Sharon M. Draper

                     Summer Reading Project

Principal
Plot
Setting&Themes
Characterization
About the author
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Welcome:

To Esteban Delgado's summer reading project about Tears of a Tiger, by Sharon M. Draper, I hope you like it.

Plot description

Setting&Themes

 Robbie, Andy, Tyrone, and B.J. go out drinking after a basketball game. Andy is driving and careens into a wall. All but Robbie escape because his feet are lodged in the windshield. The car bursts into flames and Robbie is burned to death. 

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Themes

Teenage drinking and driving,how the society views young blacks, death, anger, and denial

Setting

Southeast of the US, time: 1980's-1999

Mood

Depressing, sad                  

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About the author

Characterization

Sharon Draper

1997 National Teacher of the Year, is a professional educator, as well as an accomplished writer.

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Andrew Jackson:(Andy) main character of the story, he is driving a car down the interstate, while drunk, thus causing the death of his best friend Robert Washington and a life-long trauma on himself.

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Last time updated: 08.11.2005