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Fallen angels
Walter Dean Myers.
New York : Scholastic, [1989], c1988.
309 p. ; 18 cm.

Annotations:

Originally published: c1988.
Seventeen-year-old 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.
Seventeen-year-old 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

Best Books:

Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Eleventh Edition, 1992 ; National Council of Teachers of English; United States
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
Senior High School Library Catalog, Fifteenth Edition, 1997 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2002 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 1998 ; American Library Association; United States

Awards, Honors, Prizes:

Charlotte Award, 1992 Winner Grades 9-12 United States
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 1989 Winner Author United States
South Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 1991 Winner South Carolina

State and Provincial Reading Lists:

South Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 1991 ; Nominee; South Carolina

Reading Measurement Programs:


Accelerated Reader" "
Interest Level Upper Grade" "
Book Level 4.2" "
Accelerated Reader Points 11" "
Accelerated Vocabulary" "

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.
Lexile Measure 650

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level High School
Reading Level 8
Title Point Value 12
Lexile Measure 650

Reviews:

Publishers Weekly (Publishers Weekly)
A tour of duty for a young soldier in Vietnam is vividly presented in Myers's exceptional novel. Ages 13-up. (May)

Series:

Point.

Subjects:

Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Juvenile fiction.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Fiction.
Afro-Americans--Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Fiction.
Blacks--United States--Fiction.
LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.M992 Fal 1989
bl 99993162 [Fic]
FIC
0590409433 (pbk.)
978-0-590-40943-8
0590409433
1090105834135
9780590409438
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