Tears of a Tiger

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Coltyn Carpenter


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I believe that you should read Tears Of A Tiger. Tears of a tiger teaches many heart felt lessons of life after death. It is in-depth on how teens deal with tragedy and pulls you in through its interesting story. This book is also very easy to relate to, almost everyone has had to go through the lose of a loved one. This book deals with the issues that can or already influence every teenager in America. It addresses the issues of peer pressure, sorrow, death, friendship, teen drinking, guilt and teen suicide. Various youth have said "That won't happen to me" As teenagers, you have countless ideas about drinking alcohol in addition to its affect on you and your body! Teenagers do not realize how drinking just one drink and getting behind the wheel of a car can cause harm to you and innocent people.

Tears Of A Tiger, teaches many heart felt lessons about life after death. It shows how people cope with the lose of a loved one and how tough it can be to move on. In the book Andy Jackson the main character feels guilty and believes he should be the one who died not rob Washington his best friend. " Well, if you really want to know, I wanted to die right after the accident I wanted it to be me dead instead of Robbie". (24 draper) This quote shows you the trouble Andy has coping with robs death and how he feels responsible. Death happens everyday and is a sore subject for some people, but in this book you can see how they deal with it, and try to live life after death.

Tears Of A Tiger go's in to how the characters deal with Robbie's and eventually Andy's death and how they deal with it makes you want to read more and more.
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