• Little Silver
    |Genre | |145th Street |Myers, Walter Dean |Realistic fiction / Short stories | |Airman |Colfer...
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  • MeOw!
    gave me all those books to read. Sincerely, Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers January 22, 2012 Dear Mr. Lasher, I am writing to inform you about a kid you are going to have next year: Walter Dean Myers. I just wanted to notify you that Walter has behavioral problems, so I advise you not to...
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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 the...
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  • Hoops
    Lonnie sit in the championship game so the bookies can make their money back. Find out if Cal has Lonnie sit for this game or he lets him play. Walter Dean Myers wrote this fiction book in a very well written manner. This book was written for young adults around my age ready to enter the real world and...
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  • Book Reviews
    his curiosity and concern for the other student who put “anonymous” on their work. I will remember in my future classrooms how much a role model like Myers can mean to a child. Poetry was an outlet I believe Jack needed. Love That Dog is beautifully written and an all-around great read. I will recommend...
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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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  • Hoops
    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 High...
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  • handbook for boys research paper
    Research Paper Alejandra Alvarez ENG 1 3-24-13 Womack   Walter Dean Myers is one of the most important writers of children books of our age. Myers Handbook For Boys demonstrates realistic plot, theme, and realistic characters. Myers was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, August 12, 1937. When...
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  • Fallen Angels
    “We’re all dead and just hoping that we come back to life when we get into the world again.” The book “Fallen Angels” by Walter Dean Myers is the tale of a young man named Richard Perry to Vietnam. Perry is just a young man and so are many of his fellow soldiers. Throughout the story they all face many...
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  • Rfgkuilyutyre
    | |Author |Required Text | |Walter Dean Myers |Hoops | | |A teenage basketball player from...
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  • Harlem: Children's Book
    Harlem Harlem is a Caldecott honored picture book written by Walter Dean Myers and illustrated by his son, Christopher Myers. The text of the picture book is poetic (it is written in blank verse) which made me hesitate to pick the book up off of the shelf, but the language paired with the wonderful...
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  • Civil Right Movement
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkingML.htm (accessed April 18, 2013), Par. 3 5: Myers, Walter Dean, and Leonard Jenkins. Malcolm X: a fire burning brightly. New York: Amistad, 20042000, Page 26 6: Myers, Walter Dean, and Leonard Jenkins. Malcolm X: a fire burning brightly, 21 7: http://www.history...
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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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  • fallen angels
    1 / 3 Isabel Chang Period 2 Mrs. Bowley November 13, 2013 Fallen Angels Essay Fallen Angels, by Walter Dean Myers, tells the fictional story of a young man named Richie Perry and his struggles throughout the Vietnam War. The war takes place in Vietnam, where North Vietnam is trying to “unify”...
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  • Young Adult Literature
    Out (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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  • Fallen Angles
    Fallen Angels By Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers wrote the book Fallen Angels. It is about America's experiences in the Vietnam War as told by the main character in the book, Richie Perry. Perry goes through a lot of changes and sees some of his good friends die in battle fighting for a...
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  • Muhammad Ali
    trials and triumphs of a young African American striving to become the greatest boxer around during the peak of the civil rights era. Walter Dean Myers, two-time Newbery-Honor award winner, and author of the biography, The Greatest: Muhammad Ali, provides his readers with an inspirational account...
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  • Some Reasearch
    English 9 Book Project 12-18-12 Dean Myers, Walter. Game. New York: HarperTeen, 2008. The book that I read was Game by Walter Dean Myers. The title of this book is pretty obvious but there is a lot more to it. This book is about a boy named Drew who absolutely loves the game of basketball. He...
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  • Blaaah
    most people in the 1960’s during the Vietnam War. W.D. Myers would make anyone a believer in his novel “Fallen Angels”. Showing the hardships, trauma, brotherhood, and strength, he tells stories of young men in the Vietnam War. Walter Dean Myers use of prayers as a motif demonstrates the vulnerability...
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  • On the Fence for Change
    everyday existence and give us to history. Such a time was the beginning of the civil rights movement in America.”(Myers 259) The quote above is from a book written by Walter Dean Myers and it expresses the thoughts towards the civil rights movement. The movement was a time of great change, great sorrow...
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