Slam! by Walter Dean Myers, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®Walter Dean Myers born Walter Milton Myers ; August 12, — July 1, was an American writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction. Myers was the third U. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature , serving in and After his mother died while giving birth to his younger sister, Myers was given over to Florence Dean, the first wife of his biological father George Myers. Myers' life as a child centered on the neighborhood and the church. The neighborhood protected him and the church guided him.
Slam! Summary & Study Guide
From beginning Slam, by Walter Dean Myers, was a very good book that I would rate 5 stars. This book was about an African American kid from the "ghetto" of New York. His nickname is Slam because of his skill on the When he was three years old, his mother died and his father sent him to live with Herbert and Florence Dean in Harlem, New York. He began writing stories while in his teens. He dropped out of high school and enlisted in the Army at the age of
Sixteen-year-old Greg Slam Harris can do it all on the basketball court. His grades aren't so hot, though. And when his teachers jam his troubles in his face, Slam.
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Slam! By: Walter Dean Meyers
Seventeen-year-old Greg "Slam" Harris can do it all on the basketball court. He's seen ballplayers come and go, and he knows he could be one of the lucky ones. Maybe he'll make it to the top. Or maybe he'll stumble along the way. Slam's grades aren't that hot.