Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers

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Read Monster: A Graphic Novel Online Free - 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 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, 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.

Title : Monster: A Graphic Novel
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ISBN : 0062275003
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 160 pages


Rachel rated it ★★★★☆

February 11, 2017

Very moving and beautifully drawn. I have to read the novel now.

Karen Rose rated it ★★★☆☆

July 03, 2016

Wonderfully illustrated but lacks some clarify in the narrative in the opening scenes for those unfamiliar with the story.

April rated it ★★★☆☆

January 02, 2016

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. My full review

Nicole rated it ★★★★☆

November 02, 2015

A powerful visual representation about social welfare in today's society and how African American youth are viewed by the justice system.

Kara rated it ★★★☆☆

October 03, 2017

Underwhelmed... maybe I would have preferred the original to the graphic adaptation?

Katherine rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 11, 2017

”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 prosecutor called me: Monster.” While I’m not 100 percent proof positive, I think I might hav...

Ms. rated it ★★★☆☆

August 07, 2015

Myer's 1999 novel is a favorite class discussion novel for our 8th grade, so it was interesting to see it adapted into a graphic novel. Steve Harmon is an African American teenager who is very interested in film, and the book is presented as if it is the screenplay for a movie Harmon is making fo...

Camille rated it ★★★☆☆

September 18, 2016

*3.5 The art style is really beautiful, and it does give a brutally blunt picture of some negative aspects of the judicial system. I have not read the original novel, but I'm betting pretty heavily that the novel format suits the narrative better than this adaptation does. The graphic novel defini...

Tracey rated it ★★★★★

September 05, 2017

The original book is excellent, and so is the graphic novel. A powerful story.

Cairo rated it ★★★★☆

November 03, 2017

I like the book Monster and I thought it was a interesting book because I can understand what the person is going through in his point of view and what happen in the story. I enjoy the story line anyway the book was kinda short and these types of situations always happen in life but we deal with...

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