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|
|Number of Pages||:||160 pages|
February 11, 2017
Very moving and beautifully drawn. I have to read the novel now.
July 03, 2016
Wonderfully illustrated but lacks some clarify in the narrative in the opening scenes for those unfamiliar with the story.
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
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.
October 03, 2017
Underwhelmed... maybe I would have preferred the original to the graphic adaptation?
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...
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...
September 18, 2016
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...
September 05, 2017
The original book is excellent, and so is the graphic novel. A powerful story.
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...