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Reviews books, manuscripts, notes april the first effect\na spot card is pushed visibly through queen of spades, which is examined before and after\ndavid britland 1984. So as someone with a great interest in the history of the conflict looking to branch out a little further into fiction exploring it, i was happy to come accross the very highly regarded fallen angels by walter dean myers. Since its publication in 1988, fallen angels by walter dean myers continues to be a book both beloved and banned in school libraries across the country. Since its publication in 1988, fallen angels by walter dean myers continues to be a book both beloved and banned in school libraries across. But fallen angels is also one of times 100 best ya books of all time. Fallen angels is listed as number 16 in the american library association s list of 100 most frequently challenged books of 19902000 due to its use of profanity and realistic depiction of the war. Published in 1988, its the story of richie perry, 17, whose dreams of college are. Walter dean myers seventeenyearold richie perry, just out of his harlem high school, enlists in the army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in vietnam. Fallen angels received the 1988 coretta scott king award, for. A realistic novel about the vietnam war, the day to day struggles of young soldiers and a soldiers view about vietnam, this book is bound to be offensive to some and embraced by others. The book always receives a tremendous response from readers. Fallen angels by myers, walter dean january 1, 1988 mass. Crivello wrote much on marilyn monroe who already had a library written about her when this book was published in 1988 but he also focused a lot of attention on other wellknown actresses whose end came much too soon. Fallen angels by myers, walter dean january 1, 1988 mass market.

Fallen angels is listed as number 16 in the american library associations list of 100 most frequently challenged books of 19902000 due. Fallen angels was published in 1988, twenty years after sonny had died, but walter. Walter dean myers seventeenyearold richie perry, just out of his harlem high school, enlists in the army in the. Ya fallen angels score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Read a plot overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter. Summary read a plot overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter summary and analysis. With dreams of college fading, ritchie perry 17 enlists, buying time to consider his future. Fallen angels is a 1988 youngadult novel written by walter dean myers, about the vietnam war. Leading up to banned books week 2012, ala will highlight one book from. Fallen angels is a novel by walter dean myers that was first published in 1988. Now straight away i have to say that fallen angels is not the equal of the books i list above. May 30, 1988 the powerful story of an introspective harlem youth who is sent to fight in vietnam.

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