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
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
  • National Book Award, 2000.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, 2000.
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079745
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Intended audience
670L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
5.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Myers, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Prisons
  • Prisons
  • Self-perception
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780064407311
Lccn
98040958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780064407311
Lccn
98040958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs

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