Monster: A Graphic Novel

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Price
$12.99  $11.95
Publisher
Harperalley
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062274991

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About the Author

Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014) was the acclaimed author of over fifty books, primarily for young adults. His notable works include Fallen Angels, Monster, Crystal, and Scorpions. He won numerous awards for his works, including five Coretta Scott King Awards for African American authors. He also won the first Michael L. Printz Award for his book Monster. In January of 2012 he became the Library of Congress' National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

Walter Dean Myers was the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award; a former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature; and an inaugural NYC Literary Honoree. Myers received every single major award in the field of children's literature. He was the author of two Newbery Honor Books and six Coretta Scott King Awardees. He was the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, a three-time National Book Award Finalist, as well as the first-ever recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Dawud Anyabwile is an Emmy Award winning artist, illustrator and co-creator of the groundbreaking Comic Book Series, Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline. Anyabwile has worked with companies such as Cartoon Network, Turner Studios, NBA TV, Nickelodeon, and many others as a character designer, storyboard artist, illustrator and concept artist. Anyabwile illustrated the graphic novel adaptation of the New York Times best selling novel, Monster by Walter Dean Myers. Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA Anyabwile now volunteers, teaches art classes to young students, and gives lectures when he isn't working on his art.
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Reviews

"It's not easy for an adaptation to please both old and new readers, but this respectful one pulls off that trick."--Kirkus Reviews
"This graphic novel adaptation will introduce this story to a new generation of fans."--School Library Journal
"The superbly rewarding format serves to powerfully emphasize Myers's themes of perspective and the quest to see one's self clearly. A must-have for public and school libraries, and a standout graphic novel."--Booklist (starred review)