Study Guide

Tears of a Tiger Characters

Andrew Jackson

Andy starts out as a regular high school student. His biggest worries are how many baskets he...

Keisha Montgomery

Let's face it: Keisha goes above and beyond for a high school girlfriend. She sticks by Andy...

Andy's Friends: Tyrone Mills, B.J. Carson, Robbie Washington, Gerald Nickelby

Even before the accident, Andy and his posse are the best of friends. They've been in school...

Rhonda Jeffries

Most of the time when we hear from Rhonda, it's through her writing. We get to read her letters...

Andy's Parents

Like most teenagers, Andy feels like his parents don't really get him. Sound familiar? He...

Monty Jackson

We don't get to see much of Andy's little bro, Monty, but we hear about him from Andy. Check it...

Coach Ripley

Andy's basketball coach is a real mentor to our main guy—or, as Andy puts it, "He's an okay...

Dr. Carrothers

In typical shrink fashion, Dr. C is always asking questions like, "How does that make you feel?"...