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Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers
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Feb 14, 08

Read in December, 2007

This is a memoir of Walter Dean Myer's early life and probably targeted to middle school students; however, his is a compelling story of growing up in Harlem mid century that would speak to someone of any page, particularly since he ties his own story to an explication of his history as a reader/writer. Particularly interesting is a comparison he makes between himself and Mersault from The Stranger.
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Amy I enjoyed your thoughtful response to Myer's book, Bad Boy.

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