TIGER EYES

TIGER EYES

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Davey has never felt so alone in her life. Her father is dead--shot in a holdup--and now her mother is moving the family to New Mexico to try to recover.

Climbing in the Los Alamos canyon, Davey meets the mysterious Wolf, who can read Davey's "sad eyes." Wolf is the only person who seems to understand the rage and fear Davey feels.

Slowly, with Wolf's help, Davey realizes that she must get on with her life. But when will she be ready to leave the past behind and move toward the future? Will she ever stop hurting?
ISBN: 9780385739894
Branch Call Number: PBJ TEEN BLU

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lu_ba18
May 22, 2019

Tiger Eyes was a wonderful book I thought and I would recommend it... Judy Blume is one of my favorite Authors,I love her Books... it was made into a Movie, that I will look into to rent,etc. I will also look into more books by her to read!!! Lucille P.S. and I'm a Senior... smile....

JCLHeatherM Jan 11, 2019

Judy Blume tackles death and inevitable change through the Wexler family. When Davey and her family uproot themselves after the passing of her father, Davey confronts her biggest fears and carves a future for her family where their dreams are able to soar.

ArapahoeSusanW Nov 28, 2016

Well written by the prolific Judy Blume, Tiger Eyes chronicles a family's efforts to heal after the shooting death of their father. Set In Los Alamos, NM from a 15 year old girl's perspective.

Julia Reagon Sep 01, 2015

Davey, a 15 year old girl, looses her father to a holdup at his 7-Eleven store in Atlantic City, NJ. Davey, her mother Gwen, and her younger brother Jason go to Aunt Bitsy and Uncle Walter's house in another state, to cope. The visit extends and Davey and Jason are enrolled in school. Davey befriends a girl, Jane, who is a drinks a lot. Davey goes to the canyon and meets Wolf. The become friends, and he calls Davey "Tiger". Then Wolf's father dies and Wolf vanishes.
Will Davey recover from her father's death? Will she see Wolf again?

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StephanieChow
Aug 15, 2015

Author Judy Blume states that Tiger Eyes is about the sudden, tragic loss of someone you love. She lost her father suddenly, when she was 21. The main character’s feelings were based on those of Judy Blume.
There is a variety of characters in this book, and was moving and emotional to read. It is a great, short read, and I do recommend reading it.

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H22345007817565
Jul 14, 2015

Interesting book...

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AngelFire101
Aug 06, 2013

Deep novel

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brittanyrabbits
Oct 19, 2011

It was an okay read. Not very interesting, in-orignal plot of a girls whose father is killed, and her family moves to a new area to recover. She meets friends and recovers. I wouldn't recomend it.

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Apr 19, 2018

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Aug 15, 2015

StephanieChow thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 15

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Sep 27, 2012

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Julia Reagon Sep 01, 2015

Coarse Language: There are a few bad words in this book

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mariednguyen
Sep 23, 2013

Other: Release date June 7, 2013 (USA)

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