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)
I am very torn with how to rate and review this book. I think this book did a lot of important things. However, I wouldn't say I necessarily liked the book itself. I really disliked the format. It was an unique choice, but I personally wasn't a fan. The movie-style format made it rather dull for me ...
Monster is such a sad, riveting, and realistic tale of a young black man growing up in the projects. Steve is sweet kid, confused and screwed by the system. 16 years after publishing and it still resonates. * Admittedly not a fan of reading the script type set up, but it worked and showed Steve's P...
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...