Hazelwood High

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 272 ratings

Tears of a Tiger Publisher's Summary

Coretta Scott King award-winner and National Teacher of the Year, Sharon M. Draper uses a brilliant variety of styles and voices to tell this compelling first story of her Hazelwood High trilogy. The night that changes everything in Andy's life begins as a great time. His basketball team wins a big game, and he and his best friend have some cold brews stashed in the car, just waiting for the rolling party to begin. Nothing anyone can say or do afterwards will convince Andy that what happens next isn't his fault.
©1994 Sharon M. Draper (P)2003 Recorded Books,LLC
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  • Book 1

    • Tears of a Tiger

    • By: Sharon M. Draper
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson, Cornell Womack, Kevin R. Free, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    The night that changes everything in Andy's life begins as a great time. His basketball team wins a big game, and he and his best friend have some cold brews stashed in the car, just waiting for the rolling party to begin. Nothing anyone can say or do afterwards will convince Andy that what happens next isn't his fault.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Symbolic

    • By MCLARK on 08-08-18

    Regular price: $20.00

  • Book 2

    • Forged by Fire

    • By: Sharon M. Draper
    • Narrated by: Thomas Penny
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    Gerald is only three years old when his mama leaves him alone in the house while she visits her drug dealer. He finds the hot thing she uses to light her cigarettes and in no time, the house is ablaze. Mama is sent to prison, and Gerald goes to live with his Aunt Queen. When he turns nine, Gerald unhappily learns that his mama is being released from jail and wants her son back. Suddenly, he must switch from a loving home to a household dominated by his abusive stepfather.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Forged By Fire

    • By dctoo on 04-29-11

    Regular price: $19.80

  • Book 3

    • Darkness Before Dawn

    • By: Sharon M. Draper
    • Narrated by: Sisi Aisha Johnson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Keisha Montgomery's junior year was devastating. But Keisha is getting her life back on track. She's been elected senior class president, and she has met Jonathan Hathaway, the new 23-year-old track coach. Tall and handsome, Jonathan actually talks to Keisha like she's a woman instead of a girl. But when this forbidden relationship takes a frightening turn, Keisha once again finds herself plunged into the darkness she has worked so hard to escape.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • BAD!

    • By Katelyn on 01-03-11

    Regular price: $20.83