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Handbook for Boys

A Novel

By Walter Dean Myers, 1937-

"What you need to do," Kevin said, "is publish a book called Rules for Every Thing."
"If I publish a book," Duke said, "I'm going to call it Handbook for Boys."

Growing up is tough...really tough.

But what if you had a handbook that told you how to figure things out? How to stay out of trouble? How to think about success? How to think about the guy on the street?

At Duke's Place, Jimmy and Kevin find out that the handbook isn't written down. It means listening to Duke and his friends talk about their lives. But how can Duke, a senior citizen, understand what it is to be young now?

In the tradition of his award-winning book Monster, Walter Dean Myers once again breaks new ground with this extraordinary, original, and complex novel about learning to be a man.

Format

Book

Availability

3 available at Main (Downtown)
  • AF AM Myers, African American Fiction
  • AF AM Myers, African American Fiction
  • C Myers Paperback ed, Children's Fiction
3 available at North Main
  • AF AM Myers, African American Fiction
  • AF AM Myers, African American Fiction
  • AF AM Myers, African American Fiction
1 available at Northeast
  • TF Myers, Teen Fiction
1 available at Sandhills
  • F Myers, Fiction
1 available at Southeast
  • TPB Myers, Teen Paperback

Publish Date

2002

ISBN

0060291478


Format: Book
Author: Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jimmy, on probation for assault, talks about life with three old men in a Harlem barbershop and hears about the tools he can use to get what he wants.
Title: Handbook for boys : a novel / Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch.
Publisher Date: New York : HarperCollins, 2002.
Subject: Conduct of life -- Fiction Barbershops -- Fiction. African Americans -- Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Isbn: 0060291478 (library binding) 006029146X
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 9
System Items Total: 9
Call Number: F Myers
Oclc: 47625324
Upc:
Bib Id: 182624

Format: Book
Author: Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jimmy, on probation for assault, talks about life with three old men in a Harlem barbershop and hears about the tools he can use to get what he wants.
Title: Handbook for boys : a novel / Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch.
Publisher, Date: New York : HarperCollins, 2002.
Description: 179 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Conduct of life -- Fiction
Subjects: Barbershops -- Fiction.
Subjects: African Americans -- Fiction
Subjects: Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Other Author: Bandsuch, Matthew ill.
LCCN: 2001039505
ISBN: 0060291478 (library binding)
ISBN: 006029146X
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 9
Total Copies: 9
Call Number: F Myers