• The Boy in the Pajamas
    Slam by Walter Dean Myers mommy date name period GOES IN TOP RIGHT N DOUBLE SPACE In this essay I am going to be talking about the book “Slam” by Walter Dean Myers, this is a very great book by Walter Dean Meyers. In this essay I am going to be...
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  • MeOw!
    lot more than I ever expected. By the end of the year I liked you as a teacher because you 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...
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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...
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  • Hoops
    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 find out what its all about. I enjoyed reading the book, and the book always had a...
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  • Book Reviews
    students compare and contrast the differences in Jack from the beginning of the story, to the end of the story. Students can also create a time line cataloging what we learn about Jack, when. In the story, Jack finds a role model in Walter Dean Myers. Students could write and discuss who their role...
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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...
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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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  • Rfgkuilyutyre
    reading counts 10% of the first marking period grade in English. |English I | |Author |Required Text | |Walter Dean Myers |Hoops...
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  • handbook for boys research paper
    Handbook For Boys 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...
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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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  • 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...
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  • Civil Right Movement
    : http://www.history.com/topics/civil-rights-movement, Par. 2 4: Simkin, John. "Martin Luther King : Biography." Spartacus Educational. 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...
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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...
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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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  • 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...
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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...
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  • Muhammad Ali
    An inspirational, influential public figure...Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay). This is an autobiography about the 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...
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  • Blaaah
    in the Vietnam War. Walter Dean Myers use of prayers as a motif demonstrates the vulnerability war brings on to the people experiencing it. In the first few chapters of the novel, the characters arrive in Vietnam and do not acknowledge God until combat; this is shown through sudden yearning to...
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  • critical lens essay
    ideas based on the author of books message or overall theme. I agree with this quote and interpretation due to the experiences I had with various books. Two works of Literature that supports this quote is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and Monster by Walter Dean Meyers. These books relate to the...
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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...
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