The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,915,026 members ⚫ 1,276,665 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Darius & Twig

Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers
Buy this eBook
US$ 9.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

New York Times bestselling author and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once again connects with teenagers everywhere in Darius & Twig, a novel about friendship and needing to live one's own dream. This touching and raw teen novel from the author of Monster, Kick, We Are America, Bad Boy, and many other celebrated literary works for children and teens is a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

Darius and Twig are an unlikely pair: Darius is a writer whose only escape is his alter ego, a peregrine falcon named Fury, and Twig is a middle-distance runner striving for athletic success. But they are drawn together in the struggle to overcome the obstacles that life in Harlem throws at them. The two friends must face down bullies, an abusive uncle, and the idea that they'll be stuck in the same place forever.

Maria Russo, writing in the New York Times, included Darius & Twig on her list of "great kids' books with diverse characters." She commented: "The late Myers, one of the greats and a champion of diversity in children’s books well before the cause got mainstream attention, is at his elegant, heartfelt best in this 2013 novel. It’s about two friends growing up in Harlem, one a writer, one an athlete, facing daily challenges and trying to dream of a brighter future."

HarperCollins; April 2013
208 pages; ISBN 9780062209252
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Darius & Twig
Author: Walter Dean Myers
 
  • News
Darius Hamilton cut from the same cloth as Giant father - Asbury Park Press
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 03:06:44 -0800
Asbury Park PressDarius Hamilton cut from the same cloth as Giant fatherAsbury Park PressRutgers senior defensive tackle Darius ...
New charges laid in case of slain NDG teen Darius Brown - Montreal Gazette
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:44:32 -0800
Montreal GazetteNew charges laid in case of slain NDG teen Darius BrownMontreal GazetteMore than a dozen friends and family ...
Singer/Songwriter Darius Rucker Partners with Ply Gem's Home for Good Project - Builder Magazine
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:03:00 -0800
Builder MagazineSinger/Songwriter Darius Rucker Partners with Ply Gem's Home for Good ProjectBuilder MagazinePly Gem has ...
More Fiction
ISBNs
9780061728259
9780062209252