Quote: That first time, Tad took nine steps at one mile per hour. It was a start
Explanation: Tad Started his first step in order to walk better.
Jeff: Later on, After Jeff finishes his bike ride he find out his best friend Tad has Cancer and dies.
He visits him at his grave everyday and talks to him about what he did.
Quote: MY best friend's heart stopped at !0:32 Am, Probably while I was stopping halfway through my ride to grab a hot dog.
Explanation: After The bike ride Jeff find out Tad dies
Quote: I'm sitting in the grass talking to my best friend Tad.
Explanation: Jefferey Talk to Tad at his grave over the summer To talk about some topic they used to talk about
Tad was dying so he made a few wishes to himself before he wold die
He stood up during the test because he thought it wasn't fair.
Quote: he slowly,slowly stood up , hobbled past Mr. McGrath and made his way out into the morning sunlight
Explanation : Tad got so sick and tired of arguing with Mr. McGrath that he walked away.
Quote Tad holding the railing in a death grip, struggled down the front steps of the school as the entire grade crowded up behind us
Theme: The theme of the book is, even though you might not succeed the first try you can't give up
Quote: but in the gym he gt back on the treadmill. In fact he was working out harder than ever.
Explanation: after Jeff and Tad had a big argument about Tad working out to get stronger, Tad finally start training
Quote: We're a team I tutor you, and you work out with me. You walk,I pass
Explanation: In order to help Jefferey out they make an agreement that if Jeff keeps practicing his math then Tad will walk on graduation day.