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Darnell Rock Reporting

Written by Walter Dean MyersAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Walter Dean Myers


· Yearling
· eBook · Ages 9-12 years
· December 24, 2008 · $6.99 · 978-0-307-51939-9 (0-307-51939-2)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

DARNELL ROCK IS not the kind of kid who volunteers to write for the newspaper—it sounds too much like homework. But this is Darnell’s last chance to pull himself together and make a positive contribution to his school. At first, Darnell would rather be hanging out with his sister and his friends. But soon he gets interested in the Oakdale Gazette. Much to his surprise, Darnell discovers that people pay attention to the words he writes. Before he knows it, Darnell changes from a kid who can’t do anything right to a person who can make a difference.


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“This is an energetic read, unintimidating but thoughtful, that many Darnell-age kids in search of self will find rewarding.”—The Bulletin


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