Once they're back home, Davey often wonders if anyone will know how much she had changed, but realizes some changes happen deep down and only you know about them.

The Last Supper Study Guide contains comprehensive summaries and analysis of the book. Davey also makes a friend at school named Jane. She’d like to think there’s an afterlife, but she can’t really bring herself to believe it. There, she runs into an older boy who calls himself Wolf. 45 pages of summaries and analysis on Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume.This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion. In 2012, the novel was adapted into a film of the same name, directed by Judy's son, Lawrence Blume, and starring Willa Holland as Davey Wexler. Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine.

Davey's mother, Gwen, decides they need to get away for awhile and takes up an offer from Adam's older sister, Bitsy, and his brother-in-law Walter to come stay with them in Los Alamos, New Mexico. [3] Jane, hung over, begs Davey to go with them one Sunday. Jane makes out with a boy in the backseat of a stranger’s car after getting drunk on vodka. The New Way Things Work Study Guide contains comprehensive summaries and analysis of the book. During this time, Gwen gets a job at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a temp. From this and other incidents, Davey realizes that her friend has a drinking problem. She asks if there’s any chance Davey is pregnant.

Mom told her she was too young to be asking about that. She believes she and the kids need to return home to face their fears and start a new life. After Mr. Ortiz dies, Wolf says goodbye to Davey. She wonders if a girl at school who tries to befriend her is gay. When Bitsy and Walter see Davey with Wolf, they’re concerned because he’s Latino. Davey tells them he works at the lab, and they assume he works in maintenance.

She begins seeing a therapist named Miriam and convinces Davey to see her as well. Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Books for Young Readers, a division of Random House Inc. Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, 1983; California Young Reader Medal, 1983; Buckeye Children's Book Award, 1983, The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets — “Enola Holmes Mystery” Series.

Mom learns their store in Atlantic City has been vandalized. The First Man Study Guide contains comprehensive summaries and analysis of the book. Tiger Eyes is a young adult novel written by Judy Blume in 1981 about a 15-year-old girl attempting to cope with the unexpected death of her father. Sadly, he eventually dies from cancer, and Wolf leaves.

The counselor gives Davey some information on alcoholism to share with Jane. 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, Bitsy enrolls Davey and Jason in school.

The Last Supper Study Guide contains comprehensive summaries and analysis of the book. Mom recognizes the severity of her depression and enters counseling. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. This sends her into an even deeper depression, and she starts experiencing severe headaches. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates. In the original draft submitted to her editor, the character Davey masturbates while thinking about Wolf. It was released on June 7, 2013 both in art house cinemas and video-on-demand.

Another story is Jane's alcoholism and Davey's desire to help her get sober. He and Bitsy are afraid of everything. Davey and Wolf don’t talk much about their families, but their common pain — her losing her dad and his father dying — clearly bonds them. She also says her parents have sex once a week on Saturday nights.

As Mom wades through her own trauma and depression, she often angers Davey by deferring to Bitsy and Walter’s rules.

After lying in bed for days on end and not eating, Davey starts her tenth year of school, but faints

When Davey first sees Wolf, she worries that he could be a rapist or junkie.

She’s also unhappy that Mom is dating one of Walter’s nerdy friends, Ned. After a session with Miriam, she finally breaks down and is able to mourn her father. When a teacher shows a film and leaves the room unattended, some kids make out. Her father is dead--shot in a holdup--and the rest of has moved to New Mexico to try to recover. A few days before they are scheduled to return to Atlantic City, Gwen receives news their store has been further vandalized, and she decides they're going to stay in Los Alamos through the end of the school year.

She also becomes a candy striper at the hospital with her new friend, Jane, and meets a cancer patient who turns out to be Wolf's father. Davey says she was born six-and-a-half months after her parents got married. She’s drunk when she tries out for the school musical and humiliates herself. Davey leaves a stack of letters for Wolf in the canyon.

Javascript is not enabled in your browser. When she asked her sisters about sex, they told her to ask Mom. They fly to Los Alamos, N.M., to stay with Dad’s sister, Bitsy, and her husband, Walter. Jane’s family goes to church. She says she read in Time magazine that organized religion was based on guilt and fear. She says you can buy whatever you want out of the trunk of someone’s car at school.

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Bitsy and Walter, who were unable to have children, start treating Davey and Jason like their own kids, which causes tension between them and Davey. Her editor pointed out the book was likely to be read by many more young readers if the scene was left out.

He says he’s going away for a while but will return, “when the lizards run.”. Davey goes out with Jane and two boys from school. and more – everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Book of the City of Ladies. They are known for their drinking and drug use. Davey discovers Mr. Ortiz is Wolf’s father.

on her first day from anxiety. Jane ends up getting drunk and making out with one of the boys. Davey Wexler, along with her mother, Gwen, and her little brother, Jason, have just attended the funeral of her father, Adam, who was shot to death in a holdup at their 7-Eleven convenience store in Atlantic City. Ted, the guy Jane likes, brings vodka. She decides they will stay in Los Alamos for a while so she can get some rest and psychological help. Tiger Eyes Study Guide consists of approx. Jane and Davey volunteer as hospital candy stripers, and Davey befriends a terminal cancer patient named Mr. Ortiz. You can request a review of a title you can’t find at [email protected].