Tears Of A Tiger

Author: Sharon M. Draper
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442489138
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Three boys struggle to come to terms with the death of a friend in a drunk-driving auto accident in which all four were involved, in a story told through newspaper stories, diary entries, school announcements, telephone conversations, and classroom assignments.

A Study Guide For Sharon M Draper S Tears Of A Tiger

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410360067
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A Study Guide for Sharon M. Draper's "Tears of a Tiger," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Guilt And The Search For Fulfillment

Author: LeRoy H. Aden
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1610975421
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We know guilt, if at all, by the message of badness that it seems to communicate to us. LeRoy Aden notes that our tendency is to silence the message, when in fact we need to listen to our guilt feelings carefully. A better understanding of the nature and operation of guilt and guilt feelings will help us evaluate the negative and the positive roles that they play in our search for fulfillment. In this book Aden examines real-life situations as well as literary works to illuminate the concrete details of this struggle with guilt and guilt feelings. He finds that sense of guilt can warn us when we lose our way and can put us back on the road to restored relationships and genuine fulfillment when we heed its call.

Copper Sun

Author: Sharon M. Draper
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781606864555
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Two 15-year-old girls, one a slave and the other an indentured servant, escape from their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves. For mature readers.

Tiger Lily

Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062114611
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In this stunning reimagining of J. M. Barrie's beloved classic Peter Pan, New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson expertly weaves a gripping tale of love, loss, and adventure. When fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily meets the alluring teenage Peter Pan deep in the forbidden woods of Neverland, the two form an unbreakable bond. As the leader of the Lost Boys, the most fearsome of Neverland's inhabitants, Peter is an unthinkable match for Tiger Lily. And yet, she is willing to risk everything—her family, her future—to be with him. Then an English girl named Wendy Darling arrives on the island. With dangers tightening around them, Tiger Lily soon finds out how far she is willing to go to keep Peter with her in Neverland…and discovers that the deadliest enemies lurk inside even the most loyal and loving heart.

The Secret Life Of Lotus

Author: Terri Yogi
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499037627
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At three months pregnant, eighteen year old Tara is forced to leave her home and the love of her life under the threat of being killed. She escapes to the Hawaiian Islands where she starts a new life and keeps her identity a secret. Years later her past resurfaces and the mysteries of her life unfold in this modern day love story.

Will Not Forget Both Laughter And Tears

Author: Tomoko Mitani
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 0888645449
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Japanese “private writer” bridges gap between traditional and pop cultures with stories of the ordinary.

Silent Tears

Author: Mike Doan
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1481719343
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THE SILENT TEAR Steeped in the culture, wisdom and conflict of sixteenth century Asia, Mike Doan’s The Silent Tear tells the story of Le and his journey from boyhood tragedy and abandonment to adult fulfillment, joy and acceptance of responsibility. After witnessing his father’s death when their village is destroyed by bandits, Le’s devoted mother releases her only child to the care of monks at the Shaolin temple. Under the tutelage of kindly Master Wong, Le masters the physical discipline and demands of Shaolin kung fu, as well as the spirituality of compassion and generosity that eventually guide his reentry into the world in search of his mother. Though her attempts at visiting her son at the temple are thwarted each year, Le’s mother never forfeits hope that, one day, she will reunite with her beloved son. In the meantime, through employment as a cook, she develops a surrogate family consisting of a range of characters including the coveted courtesan, Su, the house master, Mr. Phu, and the lovely but uncontrollable master’s daughter, Ling. When Le eventually reunites with his mother and finds love with a wife who, herself, is a gifted swordswoman, his one goal is to use his training in Shaolin kung fu to protect his family and nearby villages from the roaming bandits that disrupted his own childhood. But nothing Le learned while studying at the Shaolin temple can prepare him for his final altercation. A stirring debut novel, propelled by adventure, romance, temptation, spirituality and family relationships, The Silent Tear will leave readers thirsting for more from this gifted new writer.

Ghost Tears

Author: Becky M. Pourchot
Publisher: Laughing Tiger Publications
ISBN:
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Gala's goals for starting a new school -Appear normal. -Get Zach (the boy she likes) to remember her -Ignore the ghost chewing bubble gum in her ear Unfortunately, when you’re the town’s official ghost cleaner all of this is easier said than done. The quirky, self-doubting star of the Hungry Ghost Series, Gala Rhyce is back. As she tries to survive her first days of high school, she finds herself pestered by a bubble gum blowing ghost, making Gala’s job of fitting in even more impossible.