For a young adolescent, David
Curry has a lot to contend with. He loves and fears Reuben, his troubled
father. His older brother, Tyrone, is turning into someone David doesn’t know
anymore—or trust. And his mom is struggling to hold everything together.
Then David meets the mysterious Mr. Moses, who tells him
that dreams might be the only things we have that are real. And it is Mr. Moses’
gift of dreams that gives David a new way to see inside his father’s troubled
During a summer in Harlem, David relies on his mother, a
close friend, and on an old man he meets in the park to help him come to terms
with his father’s outbursts and unstable behavior. Printz Award-winner
Walter Dean Myers weaves a richly layered tale of a boy’s journey of self-discovery
and the acceptance and compassion he learns along the way. Download and start listening now!