Hoops Walter Dean Myers Essays and Term Papers

  • Hoops

    Have you ever been given a second chance to compete for your dreams? Hoops is a story about young kids just graduating high school given a second chance to get into a college while scouts come to seek them out in a tournament. This book is about a young kid named Lonnie Jackson who was one of the best...

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  • Hoops

    Hoops By Walter Dean Myers Critical Analysis June 3, 2007 The novel, Hoops, by Walter Dean Myers tells a story that is filled with all sorts of topics that are relevant to today’s teenagers, such as drugs, sex, peer pressure, and crime. In addition, this story has a lot of basketball action...

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  • Jl; Jkik

    HOOPS by Walter Dean Myers Summary of the Book Lonnie, a seventeen year old high school senior and super basketball player, wants to show his stuff to the college scouts. He and his team mates are coached by a former pro-player who sold out to the underworld, was forced to quit playing, and became...

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  • Little Silver

    |Genre | |145th Street |Myers, Walter Dean |Realistic fiction / Short stories | |Airman |Colfer...

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  • Hoops

    find a book, I looked for one that I was actually interested in. I love basketball, so I picked out a basketball book, and it was called “Hoops” by Walter Dean Myers. It is an incredible story, and I highly recommend it to anyone who loves basketball, and overcoming obstacles. This story is about a...

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  • Rfgkuilyutyre

    | |Author |Required Text | |Walter Dean Myers |Hoops | | |A teenage basketball player from Harlem | |...

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  • Walter Dean Myers

    BIOGRAPHY Walter Dean Myers is a writer of children's and young adult literature. Walter Dean Myers was born in West Virginia in 1937 but spent most of his childhood and young adult life in Harlem. He was raised by foster parents and remembers a happy but tumultuous life while going through his own...

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  • Young Adult Literature

    (1995). Five years after his brother's death, Billy leads his family out of mourning because of his newly discovered prowess at baseball. Myers, Walter Dean. Hoops (1981). Lonnie Jackson's basketball skills are recognized by a former pro who teaches him about the game, and about the incredible pressures...

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  • Eragon

    Hoops The title of this book is Hoops and the author is Walter Dean Myers. The amount of pages in this book is 183. The genre of the book is fiction. Have you ever been given a second chance to compete for your dreams? Hoops is a story about young kids just graduating high school given a second...

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  • Hoops

    HOOPS by Walter Dean Myers Hoops is about 17 year old, Lonnie Jackson who lives in Harlem. He is from a unstable family but is considered to be very good at playing basketball. This book describes how tough it is to get into college and how hard life is when you live...

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  • Hoops

    The story I read and am writing my essay on is the book Hoops by Walter Dean Myers. The reason why I am writing this essay is because I like this is a great book. The book is about a seventeen year old boy named Lonnie, faces a difficult life with the harsh nagging of his mom and trying to become pro...

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  • Summer Reading

    has a specific assignment listed below. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card Eragon by Christopher Paolini Night Hoops by Carl Deuker Far North by Will Hobbs The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult The Truth About Forever by Sarah...

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  • Slam

    easy, keeping them in is hard." — Walter Dean Myers (Slam!) tags: friendship 270 people liked it like "That's what's wrong with women. They want you to wait for them until they get ready and then they don't even tell you how they feel. " — Walter Dean Myers (Slam!) tags: women 22 people liked...

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  • Walter Dean Myers: Amazing Author

    Raymond Palacio 4/26/12 Period 1 Walter Dean Myers is a well established author who writes compelling stories of the struggles of young adults. Walter Dean Myers became well known by his astounding achievements and amazing literature. A big part of what made Walter who he is today is his early life...

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  • James

    summer reading packet Name: Ms Leon Due Tuesday, September, 6 2012 Read bad boy: a memoir by Walter dean Myers. Complete the packet and be prepared in September to take test based on the book. Completed packet and test will count towards first marking period...

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  • Administrator Education

    Monster (Walter Dean Myers novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 1 of 2 Monster (Walter Dean Myers novel) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Monster is a young adult drama novel by American author Walter Dean Myers and was published by Harpercollins in 1999. It was nominated for...

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  • Walter Dean Myers

    In this research paper I will be talking about Walter Dean Myers. I will be talking about his life from when he was born, until his life in the present day. This paper will inform you alot on Walter Dean Myers. Walter Milton Myers was born August 12, 1937 in Martinsburg, West Virginia but he was...

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  • Myers, Walter Dean

    Myers, Walter Dean. (b. 1937), poet, editor, and novelist. A versatile and prolific writer, Walter Dean Myers (also Walter M. Myers) has published short fiction, essays, and poetry in such disparate periodicals as the Liberator, Negro Digest, McCall's, Essence, Espionage, and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery...

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  • Walter Dean Myers

    Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers is a writer of children's and young adult literature. Born in West Virginia in 1937, after his mother died, when Myers was only two, he was sent to live with foster parents. With these parents, Florence and Herbert Dean, Walter moved to Harlem. The Deans were good...

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  • Censorship in Fallen Angels

    time soon. Walter Milton Myers was born on Thursday, august 12th, 1937, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. His name was changed when he was given away to an African American man named Herbert Dean that resided in Harlem. Walter doesn’t know why he was given away, but Harlem was where Walter would spend...

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