Tears of a Tiger

Sharon Draper's

Summary

Tigers don't cry, or do they? After the death of his longtime friend and fellow Hazelwood Tiger, in a tragic car crash. Andy, the driver of the car, blames himself and cannot get past his guilt and pain. While his other friends have managed to work through their grief and move on, Andy allows death to become the focus of his life. In the months that follow the accident, the lives of Andy and his friends are traced through a series of letters, articles, homework assignments, and dialogues, and it becomes clear that Tigers do indeed need to cry.