- Author:Walter Dean Myers
- Publisher:Demco Media (December 1, 1989)
- Subcategory:Literature & Fiction
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As a boy, Walter Dean Myers was quick-tempered and always ready for a fight. He also read voraciously. Books had given him both an identity and a way to affect the world, his son, Christopher Myers, told me recently. He felt that he owed books a repayment, he said
As a boy, Walter Dean Myers was quick-tempered and always ready for a fight. He felt that he owed books a repayment, he said. All his books were about rendering the invisible visible.
Hoops, by Walter Dean Myers is a fast paced, action packed, fictional novel that focuses on Lonnie's love for basketball; as he lives in a dangerous environment. In the story, Lonnie because he lives in a dangerous environment he acts in which other people in his area are doing; which in his case is negative. Later on we find out that Tyrone was trying to do the same thing to Lonnie; at the end the conflict between Cal and Tyrone becomes so violent and negative that Tyrone at the end kills Cal, but luckily Tyrone goes to jail at the end.
The book Hoops by Walter Dean Myers was unlike any other book I have ever read. Born in Marinsburg, West Virginia in 1937, Walter Dean Myers is one of the premier authors of books for children. It was about a teenager named Lonnie who is in high school. His mother died very early in his life–an event that propelled him into experiences that later influenced him to write. It was difficult for Myers'' father to raise eight children alone, and eventually, a nearby couple, Herbert and Florence Dean, took in three-year old Walter and moved to Harlem, New York.
Walter Dean Myers (born Walter Milton Myers; August 12, 1937 – July 1, 2014) was a writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, but was raised in Harlem, New York City. A tough childhood led him to writing and his school teachers would encourage him in this habit as a way to express himself. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction.
In the second book of the CRUISERS series, Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess as seen through the eyes of a group of middle school misfits.
FADE IN: INTERIOR: Early morning in CELL BLOCK D, MANHATTAN DETENTION CENTER. In the second book of the CRUISERS series, Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess as seen through the eyes of a group of middle school misfits.
This book is so realistic and true at the same time, it contains very real scenarios and that actually happen. This book contains many scenes with so much energy and intensity that it seems like you are really there.
Hoops was written by Walter Dean Myers. It is about a city wide basketball tournament and some want Lonnie to sit on the bench because they bet on the game. What was Walter Dean Myers first job? Walter Dean Myers first job was a book writer. What are the main Characters in bad boys by Walter Dean Myers? Walter Dean Myers because it is a memoir. How many books did Walter Dean Myers get published? Walter Dean Myers published 500 books. Walter Dean Myers wrote books about the segregation and wanted to stop it! Let's stop racism! Go WWalter dean Myers!!!! v o).
David Curry doesn't know what to make of his father, Reuben, whose violent out bursts and chilling nightmares torment his family. His older brother, Tyrone, says Reuben is crazy. New Ebook Bonus Content: -Book Group Discussion Questions -Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard -Excerpt from Hoops -Excerpt from 145th Street -Excerpt from On a Clear Day. When Lonnie Jackson leaves Harlem to take a basketball scholarship at a midwestern college, he knows he must keep his head straight and his record clean.
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