Tears Of A Tiger
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  1. Andy blames himself for Robbie's death, but the judge does not. Whom do you agree with? Why do you think Andy is or is not at fault?
  2. Who is Andy's closest friend after the accident? Why is friendship so important to Andy?
  3. Why do you think Tears of a Tiger is told from different points of view? How would the story be different if it were only from Andy's perspective? How would it be different without poetry and newspaper articles?
  4. Which character do you relate to the most? Why?
  5. How do you think race impacts Andy? He talks about it more than other characters—why do you think this is?
  6. What's the deal with Andy's family? Do you think his parents care about him? How do they deal with problems?

* Some discussion questions from SHMoop.

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