Monster

Monster Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie Maybe I can make my own movie The film will be the story of my life No, not my life, but of this experience I ll call it what the lady who is the prosecutor called me Monster.Fade In Interior Court A guard sits at a desk behind Steve Kathy O Brien, Steve s lawyer, is all business as she talks to Steve.O BrienLet me make sure you understand what s going on Both you and this king character are on trial for felony murder Felony Murder is as serious as it gets When you re in court, you sit there and pay attetion You let the jury know that you think the case is a serious as they do SteveYou think we re going to win O Brien seriously It probably depends on what you mean by win Sixteen year old Steve Harmon is on trial for murder A Harlem drugstore owner was shot and killed in his store, and the word is that Steve served as the lookout.Guilty or innocent, Steve becomes a pawn in the hands of the system, cluttered with cynical authority figures and unscrupulous inmates, who will turn in anyone to shorten their own sentences For the first time, Steve is forced to think about who he is as he faces prison, where he may spend all the tomorrows of his life.As a way of coping with the horrific events that entangle him, Steve, an amateur filmmaker, decides to transcribe his trial into a script, just like in the movies He writes it all down, scene by scene, the story of how his whole life was turned around in an instant But despite his efforts, reality is blurred and his vision obscured until he can no longer tell who he is or what is the truth This compelling novel is Walter Dean Myers s writing at its best. Free Read [ Monster ] by [ Walter Dean Myers ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

pseudonyms Stacie WilliamsStacie JohnsonWalter Dean Myers was born on August 12, 1937 in Martinsburg, West Virginia but moved to Harlem with his foster parents at age three He was brought up and went to public school there He attended Stuyvesant High School until the age of seventeen when he joined the army.After serving four years in the army, he worked at various jobs and earned a BA from Empi pseudonyms Stacie WilliamsStacie JohnsonWalter Dean Myers was born on August 12, 1937 in Martinsburg, West Virginia but moved to Harlem with his foster parents at age three He was brought up and went to public school there He attended Stuyvesant High School until the age of seventeen when he joined the army.After serving four years in the army, he worked at various jobs and earned a BA from Empire State College He has been writing full time since 1977.Walter Dean MyersWalter has been writing since childhood and publishing since 1969 when he won the Council on Interracial Books for Children contest which resulted in the publication of his first book for children, Where Does the Day Go , by Parent s Magazine Press Since then he has published over seventy books for children and young adults He has received many awards for his work in this field including the Coretta Scott King Award, five times Two of his books were awarded Newbery Honors He has been awarded the Margaret A Edwards Award and the Virginia Hamilton Award For one of his books, Monster, he has received the first Michael Printz Award for Young Adult literature awarded by the American Library Association Monster and Autobiography of My Dead Brother were selected as National Book Award Finalists.In addition to the publication of his books, Walter has contributed to educational and literary publications He has visited schools to speak to children, teachers, librarians, and parents For three years he led a writing workshop for children in a school in Jersey City, New Jersey.Walter Dean Myers was married, had three grown children and lived in Jersey City, New Jersey He died on July 1, 2014, following a brief illness He was 76 years old

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  • Paperback
  • 281 pages
  • Monster
  • Walter Dean Myers
  • English
  • 20 July 2018
  • 0064407314

10 thoughts on “Monster

  1. says:

    amended review, with spoilers are all teen books written in eye catching, typographically unconventional ways or is it just this one reading list i have nothing really to say about this book, except that for a sixteen year old boy in jail, it might benefit him to adopt less girly handwriting kids, stay out of jail don t associate with criminals don t lie about your involvement because any close reader will notice, and you will be screwed and, really, less girlyi have just returned fro amended review, with spoilers are all teen books written in eye catching, typographically unconventional ways or is it just this one reading list i have nothing really to say about this book, except that for a sixteen year old boy in jail, it might benefit him to adopt less girly handwriting kids, stay out of jail don t associate with criminals don t lie about your involvement because any close reader will notice, and you will be screwed and, really, less girlyi have just returned from my teen lit readers advisory class and everyone just ooohed and ahhhed over this book and even though i read it last summer, the gushing reaction of everyone else made me drop a star from my ...

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    Find all of my reviews atMy job is to make sure the law works for you as well as against you, and to make you a human being in the eyes of the jury Your job is to help meYou may recall several months ago a horrific tragedy befell my family I LOST MY KINDLE IN MY OWN HOUSE I did what any sane reader would do and immediately went into meltdown mode and demanded the okay to order a new one which was promptly given to me because I psychopath and ev Find all of my reviews atMy job is to ma...

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    Nowhere in the book does the pointlessness of what has happened get mentioned The basic plot is that right before Christmas a drugstore on Malcolm X Boulevard gets robbed The owner pulls a gun, the gun gets turned on him and he dies The thieves steal the money in the register and a few cartons of cigarettes, that one of the robbers then sells on the street for five bucks a carton There are supposedly four people involved in this mastermind heist that I m guessing nets about 230 six cartons Nowhere in the book does the pointlessness of what has happened get mentioned The basic plot is th...

  4. says:

    Monster is an interesting book in several ways.First, it is written in the format of a movie screenplay interjected with the main character s a 16 year old African American boy Steve Harmon s diary like entries I thought I would not like this format, I do not read many plays, but it turned out to be quite the opposite the format made the story muchdynamic Steve is on trial for murder he is accused of being a lookout during a robbery r...

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    This is my most recent reading of a book I ve already taught two or three times in ninth grade English classes This is a great book for people who don t necessarily enjoy reading The movie script format means the action moves quickly and may make itappealing to people who enjoy movies a lot Myers doesn t give too much away about the story either, which both builds suspense and leaves the reader with something to think about and to talk about The 16 year old protagonist who is on trial This is my most recent reading of a book I ve already taught two or three times in ninth grade English classes This is a great book for people who don t necessarily enjoy reading The movie script format means the action moves quickly and may make it...

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    3.5 stars I chose this book for my Children s Book Challenge I have never heard of it before, but it has won several awards, including one of the Best Books of the Year in 1999 and was a NYTimes bestseller This is the story of Steve Harmon, a 16 year old black male who is on trial for a botched robbery murder I listened to the audiobook in one sitting I was so riveted The flow of the novel was so different, bc Steve is telling the story himself as a movie, and it would appear the text is p 3.5 stars I chose this book for my Children s Book Challenge I have never heard of it before, but it has won several ...

  7. says:

    here there be spoilers just sayin.So, i lobbied to add this book to my curriculum for 10th grade low levels next year it s a quick read although i suspect much less so for them but it actually presents some very interesting ideas about identity, racism, guilt innocence, and justice the kids will all fixate on whether or not they think steve is guilty, which is sort of the crux of the action he s on trial, suspected of being a lookout for a botcohed robbery of a convenience store where o here there be spoilers just sayin.So, i lobbied to add this book to my curriculum for 10th grade low levels next year it s a quick read although i suspect much less so for them but it actually presents some very interesting ideas about identity, racism, guilt innocence, and justice the kids will all fixate on whether or not they think steve is guilty, which is sort of the crux of the action he s on trial, suspected of being a lookout for a botcohed robbery of a convenience store where one man was murdered because it s not made expressly clear, the reader essentially has to choose for themselves what they believe and it brings up the question of ...

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    Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie Maybe I can make my own movie The film will be the story of my life No, not my life, but of this experience I ll call it what the lady who is the prosecutor called me MONSTER Actual rating 2.5 Monster is a hard book to review While reading it, I could definitely see the appeal and why so many people loved it as much as they did It s well written, the format is fascinating, and the storyline is the opposite of dull I can pSometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie Maybe I can make my own movie The film will be the story of my life ...

  9. says:

    Learned about it from this article about a book club for black boys.

  10. says:

    They take away your shoelaces and your belt so you can t kill yourself no matter how bad it is I guess making you live is part of the punishmentMonster is a few different things Most noticeably, it s a page turner written in the unique form of a movie script But it also analyzes the main character and his choices of morality.Sixteen year old Steve Harmon was convicted of being an accomplice in a murder and robbery Terrified he s going to end up in prison for lif...

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