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57 Results
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...

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 ...

Lockdown —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
EBook
2010

When I first got to Progress, it freaked me out to be locked in a room and unable to get out. But after a while, when you got to thinking about it, you knew nobody could get in, either. It seems as if the only progress t...

The Harlem Hellfighters : When Pride Met Courage —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.
EBook
2009

New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and renowned filmmaker Bill Miles deftly tell the true story of the unsung American heroes of the 369th Infantry Regiment of World War I in The Harlem Hellfighters: Whe...

Dope Sick —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
EBook
2009

The itch starts when things get too heavy for Lil J. Skin popping or stealing pain pills from his mom help him relax. But Lil J's focus is wandering because money is short, and his man Rico knows a way to make some quick...

The Mouse rap —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

During an eventful summer in Harlem, fourteen-year-old Mouse and his friends fall in and out of love and search for a hidden treasure from the days of Al Capone.

Shooter —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.
EBook
2009

"The groundbreaking and widely praised novel about a school shooting, from the acclaimed author of Monster. Multiple narratives, a personal journal, and newspaper and police reports add perspective and pull readers into ...

Darius & Twig —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.
EBook
2013

New York Times bestselling author and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once again connects with teenagers everywhere in Darius and Twig, a novel about friendship and needing to live one's own dream. This touching an...

Mojo and the Russians —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

Fast-moving story about a gang of kids in Harlem who get mixed up with black magic and Russian spies. Junior and senior high readers. 1977.

Mop, moondance, and the Nagasaki knights —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

T.J., his brother Moondance, and their teammate Mop, who has been happily adopted by their baseball coach, are playing in a tournament with teams from Mexico, France, and Japan, with the hope of winning a trip to Japan. ...

Motown and Didi a love story —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

Motown and Didi, two teenage loners in Harlem, become allies in a fight against a drug dealer whose dope is destroying Didi's brother. Brought together for this common cause, they fall in love. For junior and senior high...

The Glory Field —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2013

Follows the two-hundred-fifty-year history of a family through the lives of six teenagers. The story begins in 1753 when Muhammad Bilal is brought to the states as a slave and begins work on Curry Island, South Carolina....

Here in Harlem poems in many voices —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2007

In each poem in this collection, a resident of Harlem speaks in a distinctive voice, offering a story, a thought, a reflection, or a memory. The pieces reveal the experiences and personalities of 53 people, from student ...

Harlem summer —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2016

In 1920s Harlem, sixteen-year-old Mark Purvis, an aspiring jazz saxophonist, gets a summer job as an errand boy for the publishers of the groundbreaking African American magazine, "The Crisis," but soon finds himself on ...

Crystal —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2015

Fifteen-year-old Crystal has difficulty trying to reconcile her personal and school life with the sexy, sophisticated persona her career as a quickly advancing high-fashion model has forced upon her. For junior and senio...

Darius and Twig —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

Best friends Darius, a writer, and Twig, a runner, deal with bullies, family problems, and gangs while hanging on to their dreams of getting out of Harlem and going to college. Junior and Senior High. 2013.

All the right stuff —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

The summer after his absentee father is killed in a random shooting, Paul volunteers at a Harlem soup kitchen where he listens to lessons about "the social contract" from an elderly African American man, and mentors a se...

Slam! —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently. Junior and Senior High. 20...

Sunrise over Fallujah —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him. Junior and Senior High. 2008.

Lockdown —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

Fourteen-year-old Reese is serving time in Progress, a juvenile-detention facility, when he is assigned to a work-release program at an assisted living center. There he clashes with Mr. Hooft, a Japanese POW survivor who...

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