Monster (Coretta Scott King Honor Book)

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 7 - 12Grades 3 - 12Z5.132846

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.

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.

Hardcover, 281 pages
Published on April 21, 1999 by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN-10: 0060280778
ISBN-13: 9780060280772
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  • kmoney123123
    kmoney123123Friday, July 27, 2018 at 11:16 am44 stars
    I read it and i am done with it I was done today it's a good book about a guy names Steven he was involved in a robbery they said he was in for murder but he was not all he did was walk into a store look around and walk out he did not take any on the money he did not even have a gun he just went in and took a look read it.Do you think he is guilty or not guilt?