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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
  • 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
  • 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
Dewey number
812.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
281, 24 pages
Isbn
9780064407311
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
281, 24 pages
Isbn
9780064407311
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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