Okay for Now is the story about a boy named Doug Swieteck, who seems to be a baseball fanatic who moves with his family to a small town in upstate New York in 1968. With his older brother in Vietnam, his other brother accused of robbery, and his father 's anger constantly reaching its limits, Doug struggles to find a place to fit in at home. not to mention, being the new kid in school comes with its own difficulties. Between his gym coach who seems to hate him and being forced to read Jane Eyre, Doug needs a break. One day as he takes a trip to the town library, he is drawn to a large book under a glass display and finds himself fascinated by the drawings inside.
Holden Caulfield’s story begins on a December Saturday at Pencey Prep School in Pennsylvania, where he 's just been given the ax for failing all his classes except English. As it turns out, getting the ax is a frequent theme in Holden 's past. Before he leaves the school Holden runs to his favorite teacher’s house to say goodbye to him. Back in the dorm, Holden goofs around with Robert Ackley, a pimply and annoying kid. We 're introduced to Holden 's red hunting hat, and we meet his roommate, Stradlater, who is getting ready for a date with Jane Gallagher, an old friend and sort-of romantic interest of Holden 's. Holden is not happy about this impending date, but agrees anyway to write an English composition for Stradlater.
The story starts with Holden starting to tell you what happened to him to have gotten him in this mental institution in California. Holden begins his journey at Pencey Prep, a boarding school in New York. It 's a Saturday and there 's a big football game going on and Holden decides not to go to. Following Holden to his history teacher 's house, Holden is given a stern talk to about his expulsion. After the talk with Mr. Spencer, Holden heads back to his dorm room, where you meet Ackley, a student of Pencey Prep and Holden 's next door neighbor.
Little did his parents know it would result in early practices in Richmond, games hours away, and spending their weekends on the field. Torre played on a house league team, the Roanoke Star travel club, state ODP, and Hidden Valley High School. Sophomore year of high school, Torre tore his ACL and was out for a while to recover. But, his passion never died down for the sport. Playing on high level teams allowed Torre and his best friend, Will, to travel to places like Costa Rica and Germany to compete.
Latter on I learned that my dad’s girlfriend was his aunt so now when I go to Christmas and Thanksgiving with them I see him there. At the beginning of they I was already his favorite. I was a wrestling manager again this year and he asked me to be a track manager so I helped him out with a lot of things. Gronewold has been kinda mean toward the end of the year which is my grades fault.
After his adventures at the Radley house Jem is in a bad mood for a week, and then the children go back to school. Scout starts second grade which is apparently just as bad as first grade and Jem tells Scout that he was freaked out after retrieving his pants from the Radley home because they were mended badly and were sitting on top of the fence instead of being where he had left them. A few days later on their way home Jem and Scout see a ball of twine in a knothole of a tree on the Radley proper, however they leave it there thinking that the knothole may be someone 's secret hiding place. When it is still there a few days later they decide it is okay to take the twine and consequently several other things left inside the tree. Over the next
Fernando began to say good-bye to his friends before he headed up the hill to his house. He typically stayed out until midnight on a regular day playing with friends from his small town, but tomorrow he had to be up early. His older brothers had gotten married a few months ago, so now at the age of 16 it was his turn to go over to the United States or to him “El Norte” to work and support the rest of the family. He woke to a sudden sound of the door opening, it was his dad, Jose, telling him it was time to get up and hurry because they were leaving in a few minutes.
King overcame a childhood that would set the stage for the rest of his life. Martin Luther King Jr. grew up in Atlanta, Georgia under the care of his parents Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams. At the age of six, King befriended a young boy about the same age as him whose father owned a shop across the street from Luther’s home. Once they both entered school, his friend told him that his father said that they could no longer be friends. “…one day that his father had demanded that he would play with me no more.
My teacher once told me about a man with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD). Apparently, the man was from Augusta, and had only been back a couple of days from Afghanistan when this incident occurred. She told me that there was a fair happening on base, and this man was playing your traditional fair games such as the balloon dart game with his family when one of the balloons popped and this man hit the ground. He began crawling in full defense mode everywhere. She said that people just started laughing at him, and the Military police came to retrieve him and his family.
There was a 16 year old named Vinny III. He was a good kid and had a pretty nice life with both his parents. Vinny Jr and Rihanna. Vinny III never really gotten into any serious trouble before and he respected his parents. He kept good grades, played 3 sports, and stayed in church.
The theme that I choice for Tangerine is “Sometimes good change can come from bad situations.” An example of the theme is when the Lake Windsor school gets swallowed up by a sinkhole. Although it ruined art of the school and many students were hurt, Paul had a chance to change his life. The sinkhole helped him get into another school without an IEP and without an IEP, Paul can play soccer. Another example is when Paul made a mistake when playing the soccer championship.
It only takes only one person to change the way you think about yourself. The novel “Tangerine” by Edward Bloor is about a boy(Paul) who can't stand up to his fears. This changes throughout the book. Every choice has a consequence, and all of the characters made Big and small choices. Paul's brother Erik’s choices affected Paul in a positive way, but the consequences of his choices were not.