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Street Love

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937- (Paperback - 2007)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Street Love
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In this Harlem story told in free verse, seventeen-year-old Damien takes a bold step to ensure that he and his new love will not be separated.
Authors: Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Statement of Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers
Title: Street love
Publisher: New York : Amistad/HarperTeen, 2007
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
Characteristics: 134, 15 p. ; 18 cm.
Notes: Extras: Writing "Street Love" ; Praise from Sharon Creech ; Walter Dean Myer's ten favorite loves ; Excerpt from "Game."
Summary: In this Harlem story told in free verse, seventeen-year-old Damien takes a bold step to ensure that he and his new love will not be separated.
Subject Headings: African American teenagers Fiction Love stories Social classes Fiction Family problems Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Fiction
Genre/Form: Novels in verse
Topical Term: African American teenagers
Love stories
Social classes
Family problems
ISBN: 9780064407328
Branch Call Number: FIC M
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Set in Harlem Damien takes drastic measures to ensure that he and his new love, Junice, are never separated. Inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo ans Juliet.

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Dec 23, 2010
  • mieesha rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

it was ok i didnt really understand what this book was talking about i dont really like walter dean myers books though i dont really like his writing style

Mar 26, 2010
  • neha705 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Really great book. Not my type of book, but some of the "chapters" were really touching(:


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