• Hoops
    children with his a very good writing in the area of children's and young adult literature. My name is David Wilkinson and I had reviewed the book "Hoops" by Walter Dean Myers. I am a 17-year-old junior at Brooke High School. I play many sports for fun. I will be participating in football for the...
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    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...
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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...
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  • Little Silver
    |Author |Genre | |145th Street |Myers, Walter Dean |Realistic fiction / Short stories...
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  • Hoops
    I had never really liked reading, and I thought it was a waste of time. But when my teacher told me to go to the library and 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...
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    reading counts 10% of the first marking period grade in English. |English I | |Author |Required Text | |Walter Dean Myers |Hoops...
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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...
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  • Young Adult Literature
    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 that go along with it. Genre Stories Lowry, Lois. The Giver (1993). Twelve-year...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Summer Reading
    choices and journals. Silver Fin by Charlie Higson Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman Stotan by Chris Crutcher Marie Dancing by Carolyn Myer Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez Handbook For Boys by Walter Dean Myers The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult The Eldest by Christopher Paolini The...
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  • Slam
    "Cutting people out of your life is 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...
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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...
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  • James
    8th grade 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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Censorship in Fallen Angels
    to be stopping any 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...
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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...
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  • Outline
    Juan Saez Mrs. McMennamy AP English III - Period 3 16 October 2012 Misconceived Angels Through the character of Richie Perry in Fallen Angels, Walter Dean Myers displays common misconceptions of war in society and the reality of what it is like to experience warfare firsthand. People...
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