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Bad Boy: A Memoir (PB) (2020)

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A classic memoir that's gripping, funny, and ultimately unforgettable from the bestselling former National Ambassador of Books for Young People. A strong choice for summer reading--an engaging and powerful autobiographical exploration of growing up a so-called bad boy in Harlem in the 1940s.

As a boy, Myers was quick-tempered and physically strong, always ready for a fight. He also read voraciously--he would check out books from the library and carry them home, hidden in brown paper bags in order to avoid other boys' teasing. He aspired to be a writer (and he eventually succeeded).

But as his hope for a successful future diminished, the values he had been taught at home, in school, and in his community seemed worthless, and he turned to the streets and to his books for comfort.

Don't miss this memoir by New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers, one of the most important voices of our time.


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Author:
Walter Dean Myers
ISBN 10:
0064472884
Pages:
240
Publisher:
Amistad Press
Publication Date:
May 12, 2020
Binding:
Paperback
Weight:
0.30lbs
Age Group:
Young Adult (14 - 18)
Grade Range:
8-12

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