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- by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
- This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives. Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story that was the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award recipient, an ALA Best Book, a Coretta Scott King Honor selection, and a National Book Award finalist. In 2016, Monster was turned into a film starring Jennifer Hudson, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., A$AP Rocky, and more.The late Walter Dean Myers was a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, who was known for his commitment to realistically depicting kids from his hometown of Harlem
- Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1999
- Isinglass Teen Read Award (New Hampshire), 2002-2003.
- Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2002.
- Michael L. Printz Award, 2000.
- New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1999
- YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
- YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
- YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2000
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