The journal of joshua loper · buy historical apr-1999 may 4,1871 i am getting more and more excited and mama is getting more and more down in the mouth about me going on the drive last year when i saw the guys leaving for kansas, i dreamed i was going with them, my hat pulled down low over my eyes and. Those are the words of walter dean myers, who wrote the journal of joshua loper: a black cowboy historically accurate and filled with information, this engaging journal from scholastic's my name is america series is bound to make students as pleased as a bullfrog in a horsefly roundup book cover image after the. About the book in 1871 joshua loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss edition notes series, my name is america genre, juvenile fiction the physical object pagination, 158 p : number of pages. My name is america: the journal of joshua loper, a black cowboy [walter dean myers] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in 1871 joshua loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss. The journal of joshua loper - reviewed by david a (age 10) member(s) of the spaghetti book club. The third book to be read must be selected from the appropriate grade level reading list students will need to write a formal report for the third book, accounting for 25% of their summer reading grade my name is america titles: journal of wong ming-chung, journal of sean sullivan, journal of joshua loper, etc.
This book would not have been possible without the support of my editor, amy griffin, and the production staff at scholastic and the dedication of my agent, barbara markowitz for help with my research i would like to thank heikki honkala and annikki ojala of lehtimäki, finland lasse autio of the soini historical society. Includes many quotes from her letters and journals, with full-color illustrations on every page graves, kerry a (editor) the girlhood diary of louisa may alcott, 1843-1846: writings of a young author series: diaries, letters, and memoirs mankato, mn: blue earth books, 2001 32 pages contains excerpts from alcott's. Summary/commentary on the basketball slam is a very good book that shows how a kid from the streets that has a talent can rise from adversity and how his struggles off the court can effect him on the court it can also show the journal of joshua loper: a black cowboy new york: scholastic, 1999 malcolm x: a fire. Genre the genre of the first thanksgiving is non fiction.
The book i read this week was the journal of joshua loper, a black cowboy: the chisholm trail, 1871 (ps joshua loper is a real person, and this book is based on his journal) it's written by walter dean myers, who is pretty much the best i was impressed throughout the book with how well he was able. Walter dean myers was an american writer of children's books best known for young adult literature he wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction he won the coretta scott king award for african-american authors five times his 1988 novel fallen angels is one of the books most frequently.
The spiritual and musical journey of george harrison by joshua m greene published by john wiley & sons, inc, 2006 isbn-13:9780470127803 review copy provided by publisher review by ida vega-landow let me say right from the continue reading → posted in book review, nonfiction | tagged. The teenage son of a former slave joins a cattle drive from texas to abilene, kansas, in an entry in the my name is america series joshua is a competent, level-headed boy who works hard, loves his mother, and keeps god in his heart despite the bigotry of the trail boss, the captain, joshua is determined.
Walter dean myers was the new york times bestselling author of monster, the winner of the first michael l printz award a former national ambassador for young people's literature and an inaugural nyc literary honoree myers received every single major award in the field of children's literature he was the author of. My name is america is a series of historical novels for older boys published by scholastic press each book is written in the form of a journal of a fictional young man's life during an important event or time period in american history the series was discontinued in 2004.