• Monster Walter Dean Myers
    Monster, by Walter Dean Myers, is about a 16 year old Harlem boy named Steve Harmon. Steve gets tried for murder in a court of law because he supposedly was involved in the burglary/shooting of Mr. Nesbit, the convenience store clerk on December 22. Steve is wrongfully arrested, and spends time in j...
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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 o...
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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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  • 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 g...
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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...
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  • Book Monster Essay by Walter Dean Meyers
    9.9 of every 100,000 teenagers are the cause for deaths. Steve Harmon is a high school student, who is sent to jail and is being tried for murder. The plot takes place in Steve’s jail cell and the court room. The lesson to be learned from the book is, if someone does something wrong they have to p...
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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 My...
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  • Walter Dean Meyers
    Walter Dean Myers expresses a lot of wisdom throughout his stories. In many of his stories he gives the wisdom of fighting for what you believe in. Two such stories are "The Glory Field" and "Ida Wells." Both stories "warmed in my mind" to help me discover this wisdom. "The Glory Field" stresses t...
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  • Monster
    MONSTER By Walter Dean Myers Monster is the story about a 16 year old black boy named Steve Harmon from Harlem. Steve is on trial for a being a possible accomplice to a murder. The book begins with him in jail waiting for his trial to start. The story is written in screenplay format along wit...
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  • Monster Book Review
    Monster by Walter Dean Myers Monster is the story about a 16 year old black boy named Steve Harmon from Harlem. Steve is on trial for a being a possible accomplice to a murder. The book begins with him in jail waiting for his trial to start. The story is written in screenplay format, due t...
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  • Monster Book Report
    In Monster, by Walter Dean Myers, the reader learns from Steve Harmon’s experiences that sometimes guilt or innocence of a person might not be determined by solid evidence but by onlooker’s opinions and interpretation of the crime. There is not a large amount of scientific evidence in the case...
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  • Monster Critical Essay
    Have you ever been on trial for a murder you didn’t commit, and risked the rest of your life being spent in jail? Probably not, but in the book "Monster" that is the case for Steve Harmon, a poor African-American in rundown Harlem in the book "Monster" by Walter Dean Myers, which is a fascinating...
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  • Monster
    BY:ROBERT M.SIMPSON,III MONSTER BY:WALTER DEAN MYERS IN THE NOVEL MONSTER, WRITTEN BY WALTER DEAN MYERS, WE CAN LEARN FROM STEVE HARMON’S EXPERIENCES THAT SOMETIMES THE GUILT OR THE INNOCENCE OF A PERSON MIGHT NOT BE DETERMINED BY SOLID EVIDENCE BUT BY THE ONLOOKER’S OPINIONS AND INTERPRET...
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  • Monster
    The ‘Monster’ of Peer Pressure By Austyn Ecker Every author has a different mindset when they begin to write a novel. Every word has a meaning behind it; from the title to the formation of a simple sentence. Some want to leave the reader bewildered or simply mystified, others want to leave...
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  • Monster, Literary Analysis
    Monster by Walter Dean Myers There are several themes throughout this story. Introspection, Steve must come to terms with his own identity. He accomplishes this throughout the novel in his journal entries which he makes during his time in jail awaiting trial. Peer Pressure, This theme is the b...
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  • Monster
      How would you like to be on trial for something you didn’t do? In Monster, by Walter Dean Myers, Steve Harmon is on trial for felony murder. I believe that Steve Harmon is innocent because he didn’t know Bobo Evans, the store wasn’t clear, and there was no signal. The first re...
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  • Monster
    Don’t judge a book by its cover For a first impression people always tend to look nice and decent in order for the other person to have good thoughts about them, but what usually comes to mind first is all the negativity. In the novel, Monster by Walter Dean Myers, there are a few characters tha...
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  • Monster Text Review
    Deviance, gangs, crime and correctional facilities are some of the most commonly used plots in today’s movies, television series and books; as explained by McFarlane (2007), this is not a new phenomenon. McFarlane (2007) points out that crime has been a focus of movie producers since as early as 1...
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  • Theme of Prejudice Paper on the Book Monster
    Theme Paper Imagine that you’re guilty of a crime just because you’re a young black teen living in Harlem New York. How would you feel? Well Steven Harman is, and he is on trial for murder. Monster is the books name written by Walter dean Myers. It’s called Monster because of what the pro...
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  • Monster
    Monster Monster Reading Log by: Jayson Olivares [Type the fax number] [Pick the date] Reading Log by: Jayson Olivares [Type the fax number] [Pick the date] By: Walter Dean Myers By: Walter Dean Myers Jayson Oli...
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