volume 1, Hazelwood High Trilogy
No. of pages 192
Tigers don't cry--or do they? After the death of his longtime friend and fellow Hazelwood Tiger in a car accident, Andy, the driver, 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.
This is volume 1 in Hazelwood High Trilogy .
This book has been graded for interest at 12+ years.
There are 192 pages in this book. This book was published 2014 by Simon & Schuster .
Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring her significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. She has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both Copper Sun and Forged by Fire, and was most recently awarded the Charlotte Huck Award for Stella by Starlight. Her novel Out of My Mind has won multiple awards and was a New York Times bestseller for over three years. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at SharonDraper. com.
This book is in the following series:
Hazlewood High Trilogy
The Hazlewood High series is about life in high school and does not shy away from the hardships of teenage life. Author Sharon M. Draper has won the Margaret A. Edwards Award honouring her significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens, and received the Coretta Scott King Award for Forged by Fire.
This book has been nominated for the following awards:
Virginia Readers Choice Award
This book was recognised in the High School category by the Virginia Readers Choice Award.
Coretta Scott King Award
This book was recognised in the New Talent category by the Coretta Scott King Award. Presented annually since 1970 by the American Library Association to books by African-America authors and illustrators, this award recognizes excellence in promoting a deeper understanding of the African-American Experience.
Volunteer State Book Award
This book was recognised in the YA category by the Volunteer State Book Award.