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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial TEEN B MYERS, WALTER DEAN MYERS (Text) 33946003372955 Teen . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0064472884
  • ISBN: 9780064472883
  • Physical Description: 214 pages ; 18 cm
  • Edition: 1st HarperTempest ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperTempest, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Amisted."
Originally published in 2001.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Roots -- Harlem -- Let's hear it for the first grade -- Arithmetic summer -- Bad boy -- Mr. Irwin Lasher -- I am not the center of the universe -- Writer observes -- Sonnets from the Portuguese -- Heady days at Stuyvesant High -- Garment center -- God and Dylan Thomas -- Marks on paper -- Stranger -- Dr. Holiday -- Being black -- 1954 -- Sweet sixteen -- Typist -- Books I've typed.
Summary, etc.:
The author relates his experiences growing up in Harlem, the home of Sugar Ray Robinson and Langston Hughes, in the 1940s and 1950s.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult.
970 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.5 8.
Accelerated Reader 6.5.
Reading Counts! 6.6.
Awards Note:
Parents Choice Award Gold, 2001.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee, 2003.
Subject: Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937- > Childhood and youth.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American authors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Children's stories > Authorship > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American.
African Americans > Biography.

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