By: Frank Woodson
Overcome of fear
Tom becomes afraid of the water after saving a drowning man, and his best friend tries to help him return to the river. At the age of 16, Tom have saved this man form drowning and from that day forward he hasn't returned. As a younger age him and his best-friend use to go and swim in that river that Tom save that man from drowning, Tom mom use to call them river rats, That's how much time they spent at that river.
High school students read this book.