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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
Author
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
Member of
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 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2000
Awards note
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2000
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor book, 2000
  • Boston-Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079745
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 670
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.1.
  • 7.1.
  • 5.1
  • 7.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Myers, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor
  • Michael L. Printz Award
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Prisons
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
  • Young adult fiction
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Prisons
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
  • Young adult fiction
  • African Americans
  • Prisons
  • Self-perception
  • Trials (Murder)
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Peer Pressure
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Violence
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40043530
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780060280772
Lccn
98040958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)40043530
Label
Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40043530
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780060280772
Lccn
98040958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)40043530

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