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Checkmate —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.

Four middle-schoolers who publish an alternative newspaper at their Harlem academy for gifted students investigate why a classmate--one of the best chess players in New York City--was caught trying to buy drugs.

The news crew —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

School is hard enough, but when you're misfits on a mission, you're really put to the test. The re-launch of a popular middle-grade series by Walter Dean Myers. Zander and his crew are underdogs at DaVinci Academy, one ...

A star is born —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Zander's play, Act Six, brings Da Vinci Academy into the spotlight, especially when LaShonda's costume designs win her an opportunity she can accept only if she is willing to leave her autistic brother and their group ho...

Monster —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.

While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has tak...

Looking like me —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.

Fallen angels —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.

Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.

Malcolm X : by any means necessary : a biography —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Few men in American history are as controversial as Malcolm X. In this provocative biography, Myers, winner of a Newbery Honor and four-time Coretta Scott King Award winner, presents a forthright portrait of a complex ma...

Fresh ink

"An anthology featuring award-winning diverse authors about diverse characters. Short stories, a graphic novel, and a one-act play explore such topics as gentrification, acceptance, untimely death, coming out, and povert...

Oh, snap! —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Zander and his friends are in trouble -- again. The freedom of expression they've enjoyed by publishing their own school newspaper has spread all the way to England, where kids from a school "across the pond" are now con...

Monster a graphic novel —Sims, Guy A., author.
Graphic Novel
2015
Availability: 3 of 3

While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has tak...

The cruisers. A star is born —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
Book On MP3
2012
Availability: 1 of 1

Zander's play, Act Six, brings Da Vinci Academy into the spotlight, especially when LaShonda's costume designs win her an opportunity she can accept only if she is willing to leave her autistic brother and their group ho...

On a clear day —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

In 2035, Dahlia Grillo, a sixteen-year-old math whiz, joins with six other American teens traveling to England to meet with groups from around the world in hopes of stopping C8, the companies that control nearly everythi...

Trapped! : cages of mind and body

A collection of stories by different writers and in various genres in each of which a young protagonist is trapped in some way, whether emotionally, physically, or mentally.

Blues journey —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
Book On CD
2005
Availability: 1 of 1

A blues poem that revisits the history of the African American experience.

Scorpions —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014

After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs.

Ida B. Wells : let the truth be told —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Ida B. Wells was an extraordinary woman. Long before boycotts, sit-ins, and freedom rides, Ida B. Wells was hard at work to better the lives of African Americans. An activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, ...

Just Write : Here's How —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.
EBook
2012

After writing more than one hundred books, it still amazes me that I have been lucky enough to spend most of my life doing what I truly love: writing. What makes a writer? The desire to tell a story, a love of language, ...

Juba! : a novel —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.

In Five Points, New York, in the 1840s, African American teenager William Henry "Juba" Lane works hard to achieve his dream of becoming a professional dancer but his real break comes when he is invited to perform in Engl...

Game —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
EBook
2009

Drew Lawson knows basketball is taking him places. It has to, because his grades certainly aren't. But lately his plan has run squarely into a pick. Coach's new offense has made another player a star, and Drew won't let ...

Frederick Douglass : the lion who wrote history —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.

Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become an icon. He was a leader of the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer, proving that, as he ...

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