Fallen angels is a 1988 young-adult novel written by walter dean myers, about the vietnam war it won the 1988 coretta scott king award fallen angels is listed as number 16 in the american library association 's list of 100 most frequently challenged books of 1990–2000 due to its use of profanity and realistic depiction of the war. Fallen angels won the prestigious american library association’s 1989 corretta scott king award, but it also ranks 11 on its most challenged and banned book list between the years 2000 and 2009 depicting the reality of war, walter dean myers, who is a veteran himself, is faithful to the way soldiers talk and act. Fallen angels by walter dean myers walter dean myers wrote the book fallen angels it is about america's experiences in the vietnam war as told by the main character in the book, richie perry. Shooter by walter dean myers book review search the site go literature children's & young adult books reviews top picks lists authors & illustrators young adult for more about the author, see reviews of his novels monster and fallen angels a powerful message about bullying.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the publication of fallen angels, a gripping account of soldiers struggling to survive the vietnam war, it and other classic novels by myers are now reissued in new paperback editions that include bonus features.
Fallen angels by walter dean myers is a young adult book about a soldier's view of the vietnam war it is a celebrated but controversial novel. Amazoncom: fallen angels (9780545055765): walter dean myers: books from the community amazon try prime books go search fallen angels by walter dean myers mass market paperback $896 in stock goodreads book reviews & recommendations: imdb movies, tv & celebrities. Fallen angels is an action-packed story in the vietnam war this story tells of a seventeen-year-old kid who decides to enlist in the army this story tells of a seventeen-year-old kid who decides to enlist in the army.
The book: fallen angels, by walter dean myers the banhammer: from ala: offensive language, racism, violence my reaction: this is an incredible book i mean, i always knew that walter dean myers knew his shit, but there's knowing and there's knowing, reading it and understanding it fallen angels is the story of richie perry, a teenager from harlem who volunteers for the vietnam war when he realizes he can't go to college. Test your knowledge of fallen angels with our quizzes and study questions, or go further with essays on the context and background and links to the best resources around the web.
Reading fallen angels can be an intense experience, one that even reluctant readers may appreciate this highly realistic depiction of young soldiers fighting the ground war in vietnam was one of the first books to illuminate that war for young people.
Fallen angels by walter dean myers age range: 12 & up more by walter dean myers children frederick douglass by walter dean myers children juba by walter dean myers children our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our pro connect email alert. An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author walter dean myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of sunrise over falluja in hardcover a coming-of-age tale for young adults set in the trenches of the vietnam war in the late 1960s, this is the story of perry, a harlem teenager who volunteers for the service when his dream of attending college falls through.