Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Guy A. Sims and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile is a book that I decided to read in the beginning of 2016 because it is an adaptation of Myers’s book by the same title, and because I am someone who cannot get enough of graphic novels. Further, with listening to Serial, watching Making Murderer and reading All American Boys, I cannot get enough of media that explores the American justice system, flaws and all.

Juba!: A Novel by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

The thing about Walter Dean Myers’s books is that there is something for everybody. Walter Dean Myers was a prolific writer with books about young adults of color that span a wide variety of genre and situations. Juba!: A Novel is the last book that Myers wrote and for the most part it is a book […]

Sunrise Over Fallujah Walter Dean Myers Audiobook Review

Why do I like reading military based books so much? I’ve never been a soldier. I’m scared witless of guns. But, I love reading about camaraderie. I love reading about bravery and courage under fire, so to speak. When I first came across Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers, it was at the library in […]

All The Right Stuff Walter Dean Myers Book Review

The thing that I love best about reading a book by Walter Dean Myers is that I get a different story every time. While I may not always love that story or find it to be the best ever, I like that Myers is not a one note author. All The Right Stuff is no different, it was […]

Book Review: Carmen by Walter Dean Myers

You know how you read a really excellent adaptation of a story and that becomes the standard by which you set all of the other adaptations? Then you may get really disappointed when other versions don’t quite live up to your expectations. Unfortunately, Carmen by Walter Dean Myers did not live up to my expectations. […]

Book Review: Kick by Walter Dean Myers And Russ Workman

Kick is a very brief story about soccer and a kid in the wrong place at the wrong time. In collaboration with an actual young adult, Ross Workman, Walter Dean Myers has co-authored a story which is sure to be a hit with the athletic, male reluctant reader set. Kevin, a kid from a good […]