FADE IN: INTERIOR: Early morning in CELL BLOCK D, MANHATTAN DETENTION CENTER. Steve (Voice-Over) Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I can make my own movie. The film will be the story of my life. No, not my life, but of this experience. I'll call it what the... show more
FADE IN: INTERIOR: Early morning in CELL BLOCK D, MANHATTAN DETENTION CENTER. Steve (Voice-Over) Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I can make my own movie. The film will be the story of my life. No, not my life, but of this experience. I'll call it what the lady prosecutor called me ... Monster.
Publish date: December 14th 2004
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
Series: Monster (#1)
Title: MonsterAuthor: Walter Dean MyersPublisher: AmistadPublication Date: December 14, 2004Page Count: 281My Format: KindleSource: Overdrive (Public Library) Report CardCharacters- C-Plot C-Setting DOverall D+ Firstly, I don't understand what the bid deal about this book is. I guess it's suppo...
Sixteen-year-old Steve is on trial for the role he played in a robbery and murder of a shopkeeper. To cope with the stress of the trial, Steve starts recording his life as if it were a movie. Steve’s story is told through a mixture of diary entries, movie script, and illustrations. I was a little ...
Monster is my first Walter Dean Myers. I read a lot of YA, but I trend more towards the SFF, and the occasional contemporary romance. I felt a little unsettled reading this book — when you read a romance, you know that in the end, the girl is going to end up with a guy, but the entire way through th...
This New York Times bestselling novel and National Book Award nominee 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...
Steve Harmon is an African-American teen from Harlem who is on trial for a murder he did not commit. His only crime was being in the wrong place at the wrong time, yet he is considered a monster among the prosecution. An amateur cinematographer, Steve envisions his trial as a movie as he allows the ...