Drama
Basketball
Therapy
Best Friends
Abuse
Guns
Guilt
Captain
Drinking
Anger
Annoying Parents
Pain
Girlfriend
Parties
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.
True/ False
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.
Choose one Statement you are passionate about, and
explain why you agree/disagree in your journal
Predict why you
think this novel is
called Tears of a
Tiger.
Tears of a Tiger
by Sharon Draper
Essential Questions
How destructive is guilt?
What are the effects of
guilt?