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1 Basketball Abuse Parties Drinking Guilt Best Friends PainAnger Therapy Girlfriend Drama Annoying Parents Guns Captain

2  What do you think Tears of a Tiger will be about based on the title?  Book Walk-through  What do you think Tears of a Tiger will be about based on the title?  Book Walk-through

3 Essential questions  In what ways can we tell a story?  How can we, as readers and as people, deal with issues like peer pressure, child abuse, death, etc. that are prevalent in the novel?  Who or what are the monsters in this novel?  In what ways can we tell a story?  How can we, as readers and as people, deal with issues like peer pressure, child abuse, death, etc. that are prevalent in the novel?  Who or what are the monsters in this novel?

4 Sharon M. Draper Sharon M. Draper is  A professional educator  as well as an accomplished writer.  National Teacher of the Year  Coretta Scott King Literary Award  New York Times bestselling author Sharon M. Draper is  A professional educator  as well as an accomplished writer.  National Teacher of the Year  Coretta Scott King Literary Award  New York Times bestselling author

5 Sharon Draper, contd.  Her literary recognition began when, as a challenge from one of her students, she entered and won first prize in a literary contest, for which she was awarded $5000 and the publication of her short story, "One Small Torch." She has published numerous poems, articles, and short stories in a variety of literary journals.

6 The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

7 Common Questions  1. How long have you been writing?  Tears of a Tiger, my first book, was released in  2. Where did you go to college?  Pepperdine University and Miami University and the University of Cincinnati. I have a Bachelor's Degree, a Master's Degree, and two honorary Doctorate Degrees  1. How long have you been writing?  Tears of a Tiger, my first book, was released in  2. Where did you go to college?  Pepperdine University and Miami University and the University of Cincinnati. I have a Bachelor's Degree, a Master's Degree, and two honorary Doctorate Degrees

8 1. Most people know when they are too drunk to drive. 2. Young people should always go to their parents first with a serious problem. 3. Time heals all wounds. 4. If you really love a person, you should be willing to see him or her through any problem. 5. A person can come out of a state of depression by having a positive attitude. 6. People are treated differently because of their race. 7. Guilt serves no constructive purpose. 8. People who take their own lives are brave. 9. People who take their own lives hurt nobody but themselves. 10. It is more difficult to forgive yourself than to forgive others. True/ False Choose one Statement you are passionate about, and explain why you agree/disagree in your notebook

9 Essential Questions How destructive is guilt? What are the effects of guilt? How destructive is guilt? What are the effects of guilt?


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