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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
Awards note
Michael L. Printz Award, 2000; Coretta Scott King Award honor book; National Book Award finalist
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
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
670
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.M992
LC item number
Mon 2004
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
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Prisons
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
  • Children's stories, American
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Prisons
  • African Americans
  • Self-perception
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Rev. Harper Tempest ed.
Extent
281, 14 p.
Isbn
9780064407311
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005271749
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780064407311
  • (OCoLC)58565506
Label
Monster, Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Rev. Harper Tempest ed.
Extent
281, 14 p.
Isbn
9780064407311
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005271749
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780064407311
  • (OCoLC)58565506

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