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The novel slam, follows a high school student named greg who tries to deal with multiple problems in his lifeproblems which involve school, his family,and girls end up messing with his dream of making it to the nba. Slam is a novel, written by walter dean myers, about a young boy wanting to become a great basketball player, but he has to balance his grades and his personal life the boy’s name was greg harris, but everyone calls him slam. Walter dean myers brings you into the world of harlem and the struggles of life with his coretta scott king award-winning book, slam gregory “slam” harris is a talented basketball player with. 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.
Slam is the story of greg slam harris, a young basketball player of 17 who not only runs the point but also dunks at will, hence his nickname the author, walter dean myers, a prior newbery honor recipient, used his own background growing up in harlem to write this coming-of-age story of a. The setting takes place at a lot of different places like carver high school, trinity high school, slams home, a car, the neighborhood, school, the hospital, billy’s bicycle shop, and latimer. Unit novel for fwisd 9th graders learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.
In the book, slam, by walter dean myers, the character mtisha plays slam's girlfriendmtisha is a dark skinned, dark haired, pretty woman she likes slam but values being treated right, so throughout the book she makes sure slam is always proper and nice to her. “slam” is a young adult novel by walter dean myers the story revolves around the efforts of seventeen year-old greg “slam” harris to play basketball, while maintaining his academics and his personal life. Walter dean myers is the 2012 - 2013 national ambassador for young people's literature he is the critically acclaimed new york times bestselling author an award-winning body of work which includes, somewhere in the darkness, slam, and monster.
Walter dean myers also writes poetry, which is apparent with his descriptive ways in the book when myers writes about slam playing basketball he is very descriptive and the reader can feel what slam is feeling. An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author walter dean myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of sunrise over falluja in hardcover seventeen-year-old greg slam harris can do it all on the basketball court. Literacy skills teacher's guide for 2 of 3 slam by walter dean myers coaches, mother, and grandma ellie feel the need to tell him he is doing wrong goldy tries to warn.
Snapped on this book project yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh category sports song moment 4 life (radio edit) artist nicki minaj. Slam's grades aren't that hot and when his teachers jam his troubles in his face, he blows up slam never doubted himself on the court until he found himself going one-on-one with his own future, and he didn't have the ball.
If slam wants to hold everything together, he’ll have to apply his passion for basketball to everything else in his life with an urban, teenage voice, walter dean myers earnestly reflects the hopes and desires shared by many budding hoop dreamers. Slam by:walter dean myers greg harris, known as slam is an outstanding seventeen year old basketball player from harlem he attends latimer arts magnet high school. Free summary and analysis of chapter 3 in nick hornby's slam that won't make you snore we promise. Author awards nominated for 2014 astrid lindgren memorial award named national ambassador for young people’s literature by library of congress, 2012.