Monster Walter Dean Myers

Monster

Author: Walter Dean Myers
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Book Title
Monster
Author
Walter Dean Myers
ISBN
9780060280772
This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial.Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives. Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story that was the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award recipient, an ALA Best Book, a Coretta Scott King Honor selection, and a National Book Award finalist.Monster is now a major motion picture called All Rise and starring Jennifer Hudson, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Nas, and A$AP Rocky.The late Walter Dean Myers was a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, who was known for his commitment to realistically depicting kids from his hometown of Harlem.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Walter Dean MyersPublisher: Amistad PressPublished: 04/21/1999ISBN: 9780060280772Pages: 288Weight: 0.80lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.90w x 1.00dAward: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - NomineeAward: Iowa Teen Award - NomineeAward: Black-Eyed Susan Award - NomineeAward: Isinglass Teen Read Award - WinnerAward: Sequoyah Book Awards - NomineeAward: Coretta Scott King Award - Honor BookAward: Edgar Allan Poe Awards - NomineeAward: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor BookAward: National Book Awards - NomineeAward: Michael L. Printz Award - WinnerAward: L.A. Times Book Prize - NomineeReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/05/1999 pg. 242Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/1999 pg. 725Ingram Children's Advance 06/01/1999 pg. 74New York Times 06/06/1999 pg. 49School Library Journal 07/01/1999 pg. 98Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2000 pg. 820New York Times 12/05/1999 pg. 100Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 305 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In StyleALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2000 pg. 1341ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/2000 pg. 1361Booklist 04/01/2000 pg. 1431Publishers Weekly 01/01/2001 pg. 58Booklist 05/01/2001 pg. 1611Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 305 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In StyleBooklist 05/01/1999Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 29945 / MonsterReading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 5

This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial.

Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives.

Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story that was the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award recipient, an ALA Best Book, a Coretta Scott King Honor selection, and a National Book Award finalist.

Monster is now a major motion picture called All Rise and starring Jennifer Hudson, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Nas, and A$AP Rocky.

The late Walter Dean Myers was a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, who was known for his commitment to realistically depicting kids from his hometown of Harlem.

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: Amistad Press
Published: 04/21/1999
ISBN: 9780060280772
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.90w x 1.00d
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Iowa Teen Award - Nominee
Award: Black-Eyed Susan Award - Nominee
Award: Isinglass Teen Read Award - Winner
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Coretta Scott King Award - Honor Book
Award: Edgar Allan Poe Awards - Nominee
Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: National Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Michael L. Printz Award - Winner
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Nominee

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/05/1999 pg. 242
Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/1999 pg. 725
Ingram Children's Advance 06/01/1999 pg. 74
New York Times 06/06/1999 pg. 49
School Library Journal 07/01/1999 pg. 98
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2000 pg. 820
New York Times 12/05/1999 pg. 100
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 305 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
ALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2000 pg. 1341
ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/2000 pg. 1361
Booklist 04/01/2000 pg. 1431
Publishers Weekly 01/01/2001 pg. 58
Booklist 05/01/2001 pg. 1611
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 305 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Booklist 05/01/1999

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 29945 / Monster
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 5

This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial.

Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives.

Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story that was the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award recipient, an ALA Best Book, a Coretta Scott King Honor selection, and a National Book Award finalist.

Monster is now a major motion picture called All Rise and starring Jennifer Hudson, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Nas, and A$AP Rocky.

The late Walter Dean Myers was a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, who was known for his commitment to realistically depicting kids from his hometown of Harlem.

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: Amistad Press
Published: 04/21/1999
ISBN: 9780060280772
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.90w x 1.00d
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Iowa Teen Award - Nominee
Award: Black-Eyed Susan Award - Nominee
Award: Isinglass Teen Read Award - Winner
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Coretta Scott King Award - Honor Book
Award: Edgar Allan Poe Awards - Nominee
Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: National Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Michael L. Printz Award - Winner
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Nominee

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/05/1999 pg. 242
Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/1999 pg. 725
Ingram Children's Advance 06/01/1999 pg. 74
New York Times 06/06/1999 pg. 49
School Library Journal 07/01/1999 pg. 98
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2000 pg. 820
New York Times 12/05/1999 pg. 100
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 305 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
ALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2000 pg. 1341
ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/2000 pg. 1361
Booklist 04/01/2000 pg. 1431
Publishers Weekly 01/01/2001 pg. 58
Booklist 05/01/2001 pg. 1611
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 305 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Booklist 05/01/1999

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 29945 / Monster
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 5