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The Resource Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers

Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers

Label
Monster
Title
Monster
Statement of responsibility
Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Summary
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1999
  • Isinglass Teen Read Award (New Hampshire), 2002-2003.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2002.
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079745
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Myers, Christopher A.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Prisons
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm40043530
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
281 p.
Isbn
9780060280772
Lccn
98040958 /AC
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABT-8719
Label
Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Publication
Control code
ocm40043530
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
281 p.
Isbn
9780060280772
Lccn
98040958 /AC
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABT-8719

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