You think the brew is cold, man? It even leaves you emotional throughout the whole book. . Draper portrays an African-American teenager who feels driven to consider suicide in th After a car accident kills Robert, Andy's best friend and teammate on the Hazelwood High Tigers, Andy doesn't know if he can go on. . It is told almost entirely in dialog, which makes it a fast read, but because it's all in dialog the characters often say things that ring false -- often much of what is spoken aloud struck me as more likely to be an internal monologue. In one horrifying night, Andy's life changed forever.
The most powerful part for me was the very end, Monty's let This can be a very powerful book for the right reader. Also, it forces the author to cover any exposition in either dialog or in the journal entries and letters that pepper the book, which also can seem contorted. Andy one of the four basketball players discusses to one of his good friends about the cold brew that he left in his trunk and how much fun they were going to have. He couldn't help live with all of this pain that held him down so had a choice to not feel it anymore. Robby's only problem was that he was dead, and there isn't anything he can do about that. I feel like there is a real possibility that they will also think Draper is trying too hard. This book it also part of a series of books that tell the same story but through different people.
Throughout the book Andy starts to take all the blame day by day and feels that the accident is his fault. There are major inconsistencies with the quality. I was in tears, and it had me hooked. In the beginning of the book the author shifts our attention to four young african american boys in a locker room after a varsity high school basketball. A majority of my peers don't even have an interest in broadening their knowledge on mental health, or other issues. Sometimes young adults do succumb to peer pressure to drink alcohol when they are not ready.
It also was an easy book to relate to because it deals with the normal things of a teenager living in violent Philadelphia. The characters we truly interesting. Another great part of the book, is that it does focus on African American students, which is rarely done in a book like this, at least from what I have perceived. I liked that the novel opened my eyes about friendships and why you should stay close to people. It also was an easy book to relate to because it deals with the normal things of a teenager living in violent Philadelphia. Can one night change your entire life? To view it, To start off, this book was mandated by my middle school. I would recommend it, but I would do so with a bucket of salt.
He's consumed with guilt for driving the night of the accident after a long evening of drinking and partying. The most interesting thing about this book was when Andy made the decision to leave the world. Summary In one horrifying night, Andy's life changed forever. This book is definitely a must! I thought this book was very moving and so tragic. They had started drinking, every body except for B. He goes home after school one day and commits suicide.
Each element tells the story, and each has a different point of view. The main characters of this young adult, realistic fiction story are ,. There are major inconsistencies with the quality. But I could never truly place myself in someone's shoes happily. I hate including spoilers in any review, because if people were interested in such details they would read a summary instead.
But Andrew took the pain the most he had felt a lot of depression, pain, and sadness. This is when Andy crashes the car into a wall—and while B. Blinded by underlying emotions that can only be dissected with love, care, and support. No matter how hard it may seem or how much you feel like no one will understand, I promise that someone out there will. After this all of his friends felt even more sad not just This book is about a boy named Andrew who has driven his friends partying while drunk and had crash all of the boys got out except for one. I really enjoyed Tears of a Tiger and thought it gave a good perspective of what life is like for teens after suc This story really is told in a cool way because it incorporates all different genres.
Andy felt like nothing could save him and decided to take his own life. Even though sometimes something might be your fault, you must learn to let it go in order to move on. You the one with the raggedy ride. Andy is the star basket ball player of Hazelwood High school, the captain. Before the accident, Andy had been a straight A student and was planning to become a pediatrician.