After the accident, which involves the death of Bobby Dennison, Teddy is left with no friends. At the high school Teddy meets Peckerhead Jackson, the boy who introduces him to the American Youth. Teddy chooses to join the organization, because it is an opportunity to make new friends. Before the accident Teddy is a happy, sweet, naive and shy boy. He thinks about other people’s opinion, but in spite of that, he still does what he wants to – e.g.
Early on in the semester Pudge is kicked out of his World Religion class for daydreaming and is admonished by his teacher, Dr. Hyde, for not being present in the moment. Pudge grows closer to his new friends as the Colonel is kicked out of every basketball game for jeering too much, Alaska tutors Pudge in pre-calculus, and the group is caught smoking by the dean of students, Mr. Starnes (known as the Eagle), at their favourite hangout spot, the Smoking Hole. An important element to their friendship is trust. Although Takumi reveals Alaska was the one who ratted out her roommate the year before and Pudge is unsure about trusting Alaska, he agrees to stay on campus with her for the Thanksgiving break. The two spend their time snooping through other students’ rooms, watching porn together, and eating Thanksgiving at the Colonel’s house with his mother.
He then quits the military because his company requires his care. In 1910, Benjamin turns over control of his company to his son, Roscoe, and enrolls at Harvard University, having the appearance of a twenty-year-old. His first year at Harvard is a great success, and he is dominant in American football, notably obtaining revenge against Yale for his earlier unpleasant experience. However, by the time Benjamin reaches his last 2 years, he is a weak sixteen-year-old, unable to play football and barely
Mr B plays 5-a-side football on a Wednesday afternoon as part of the activities organised by a local mental health voluntary organisation. One Wednesday Mr B is admitted to his local A&E with mild concussion and an ankle injury as a result of a playing football. He is discharged at 6pm and told to contact his GP if he has any symptoms such as headaches or blurred vision. A volunteer from the mental health voluntary organisation stays with Mr B until 9pm. The next morning Mr B’s CPN receives a phone call from Mr B’s ex partner telling her that Mr B has been compulsory detained under the Mental Health Act.
He ends up being there longer than he anticipated and the whole time Di waits for his return. He ends up sneaking back to the town, which results in him being punished by not being allowed back to that town for 2 years. After two years he comes back and teaches and never leaves the town again. The story then flashes back to the funeral with everyone walking back to the village carrying Changyu’s casket. The story ends with Yusheng teaching at his father’s school after his mom request that he teach one time for his father.
At school, Charlie finds a friend and mentor in his English teacher, Bill. He also overcomes his shyness and approaches a classmate, Patrick along with his step-sister Sam, at a football game. They become two of Charlie's best friends, they were both outcast. During the course of the school year, Charlie has his first date and his first kiss, he deals with bullies, he experiments with drugs and drinking, and he makes friends, loses them, and gains them back. He creates his own soundtrack through a series of mix tapes full of iconic songs, reads a huge stack of classic books that his English teacher give him because he see that Charlie can go very far in his future.
LOOKING FOR ALASKA SUMMARY LOOKING FOR ALASKA SUMMARY One hundred thirty six days before The book begins with introducing the main character, Miles Halter. Miles is going to leave to a boarding school in Alabama. He currently lives in Florida with both his parents. His mother throws him a going away party, yet only two uninterested people show up. Therefore, you can infer that Miles is “socially awkward”.
The virus was first introduced to the Motaba community when one of the natives, patient zero, went to build a road into Kinshasa. When he returned to the village he was already sick and drank from the community well. This caused the entire village to become infected as the virus was being spread through salivary exchange. At that time the host species was not known but we later found out it was a monkey that lived in the forest near the village. This monkey was brought to America some years later, and then spat water on Jimbo who was trying to sell it to a pet storeowner, Rudy.
Gein’s mother decided to move her family to a farm in a desolate location, and she was sure to block any attempts her boys made to pursue friendship. Ed was told he could only leave the premises to go to school. With a slight growth over one of his eyes and an effeminate demeanor, the young Gein became a target for bullies. Classmates and students recall some off putting mannerisms such as seemingly random laughter, as if he were laughing about something that he’d been thinking about. Despite his poor sexual development, he did fairly well in school.
Katherine Paterson wrote the novel based on a true event; in August of 1974, Lisa Hill, the best friend of Paterson’s son was struck by lightning at a beach and killed. Jesse Aarons is the main character; in the beginning of the novel the reader learns that Jess is the only boy in a family with five children and that he has artistic talent but his masculine father does not approve, which makes Jess feel very fearful, angry and depressed. Leslie Burke is the other main character in the novel; she is Jess’s neighbor and the first time they meet she upstages Jess in a race on the playground at school. They become friends rather quickly, find “their place” in the woods and begin building Terabithia. As the novel progresses the reader witnesses Jess opening up, learning to relax and ultimately finding himself, as well as any middle school boy can.