To Esteban Delgado's summer reading project about T ears
of a Tiger, by Sharon M. Draper, I hope you like it.
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.
Teenage drinking and driving,how the society views
young blacks, death, anger, and denial
Southeast of the US, time:
Draper 1997 National Teacher of the Year, is a
professional educator, as well as an accomplished writer.
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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