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Author: Walter Dean Myers; Christopher Myers
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins Publishers, [1999] ©1999
Series: Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.
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Genre/Form: Michael L. Printz book award: Winner
Coretta Scott King book award: Honor, author
Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers; Christopher Myers
ISBN: 0060280778 9780060280772 0060280786 9780060280789 0064407314 9780064407311 9781451749908 1451749902
OCLC Number: 40043530
Awards: Michael L. Printz Award, 2000
Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor book, 2000
Boston-Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book, 1999
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 670
Description: 281 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Title: Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor.
Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers.
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While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-17) Good Permalink

      Sixteen-year-old Steve is in jail.  He allegedly helped some neighborhood gang members with a robbery that ended in murder. Steve is a talented writer; he keeps a journal while he's in jail. The journal entries help the reader understand Steve's feelings and the...
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