Monster : a graphic novel
|Format:||Print Book 2015|
|Availability:||Available at 24 Libraries 24 of 24 copies|
A stunning graphic novel adaptation of Walter Dean Myers's New York Times bestseller Monster.
Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story about Steve Harmon, a teenager awaiting trial for a murder and robbery. As Steve acclimates to juvenile detention and goes to trial, he envisions how his ordeal would play out on the big screen.
Guy A. Sims, the acclaimed author of the Brotherman series of comic books, collaborated with his brother, the illustrator Dawud Anyabwile, in this thrilling black-and-white graphic novel adaption of Monster.
Monster 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. Monster is also now a major motion picture called All Rise starring Jennifer Hudson, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Nas, and A$AP Rocky.
Fans of Monster and of the work of Walter Dean Myers--and even kids who think they don't like to read--will devour this graphic adaptation.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
African American teenage boys
-- Comic books, strips, etc.
African Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Trials (Murder) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Prisons -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Self-perception -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Comics (Graphic works)
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2015
|Other Titles|| Monster.
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. Monster.
153 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm