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Author: Walter Dean Myers Narrator: Peter Francis James Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2016 ISBN: 9781440756597
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Children and adults alike will cheer for this funny, uplifting story of a troublemaker who joins the school newspaper and discovers the power of words—and uses that power to make a positive difference in his community.

Darnell Rock is an especially meaningful hero for African American boys who confront many of the same pressures that Darnell faces.

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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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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jazmine | 2/15/2013

    " I thought that this boook was ok and i notuced that Darnell was INFLUENCED through out the whole book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Charles | 6/21/2012

    " I like this story, but wasn't terribly moved by it. It was predictable, and kind of left me feeling a bit disappointed at the end. Still, for what it's meant to be, it was a good, empowering book I hope kids are inspired by. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David | 5/21/2011

    " An inspirational book and an easy read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Robyn | 11/26/2010

    " We are reading this in 5th grade reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Skozier | 12/25/2009

    " Great book about a stereotypical troublemaker who reluctantly joins the student newspaper team and gains notoriety for his reporting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lizzylou | 2/5/2009

    " A cute kids book Jenny lent me over the holidays. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lizzylou | 1/24/2009

    " A cute kids book Jenny lent me over the holidays. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Skozier | 12/21/2008

    " Great book about a stereotypical troublemaker who reluctantly joins the student newspaper team and gains notoriety for his reporting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Charles | 11/11/2008

    " I like this story, but wasn't terribly moved by it. It was predictable, and kind of left me feeling a bit disappointed at the end. Still, for what it's meant to be, it was a good, empowering book I hope kids are inspired by. "

About the Author

Walter Dean Myers (1937–2014) was the acclaimed author of over fifty books, primarily for young adults. His notable works include Fallen Angels, Monster, Crystal, and Scorpions. He won numerous awards for his works, including five Coretta Scott King Awards for African American authors. He also won the first Michael L. Printz Award for his book Monster. In January of 2012 he became the Library of Congress’ National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

About the Narrator

Peter Francis James is an accomplished actor on both the stage and the screen. His theater credits include roles in On Golden Pond, Much Ado about Nothing, and August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean. His many film and television credits include Jahfree Neema in Oz, Raymond Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Joe Gould’s Secret, The Guiding Light, Law & Order: SVU, and Third Watch. James’ audiobook narration has won him nine AudioFile Earphones Awards.