Monster: A Graphic Novel
ISBN: 0062274996
EAN13: 9780062274991
Language: English
Pages: 160
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harperalley
Book Overview
A stunning black-and-white graphic novel adaptation of Walter Dean Myers's Michael L. Printz Award winner and New York Times bestseller Monster , adapted by Guy Sims and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile 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. 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. Now Monster has been adapted into a graphic novel by Guy Sims, with stunning black-and-white art from Dawud Anyabwile, Guy's brother. 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.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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 who is the prosecutor called me. Walter Dean Myers's Monster is a multi-award-winning, provocative coming-of-age story about Steve Harmon, a teenager facing prosecution for armed robbery and murder. As Steve acclimates to juvie and endures his trial, he envisions the ordeal as a movie. Monster was the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award recipient, an ALA Best Book, a Coretta Scott King Honor selection, a National Book Award finalist, and a New York Times bestseller. Now Monster comes to life as a powerful graphic novel, adapted by Guy A. Sims, with stunning black-and-white art from Dawud Anyabwile.