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By Walter Dean Myers

New York Times bestselling writer and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once more connects with kids all over in Darius & Twig, a singular approximately friendship and desiring to stay your personal dream.

Darius and Twig are an not likely pair: Darius is a author whose in simple terms break out is his adjust ego, a peregrine falcon named Fury, and Twig is a middle-distance runner striving for athletic luck. yet they're drawn jointly within the fight to beat the stumbling blocks that Harlem existence throws at them.

The neighbors needs to face down bullies, an abusive uncle, and the concept that they'll be caught within the similar position endlessly during this touching and uncooked new teenager novel from Walter Dean Myers, award-winning writer of Monster, Kick, We Are America, Bad Boy, and lots of different celebrated literary works for kids and youths.

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That’s so bogus. Like they were such bad boys. All they ever did in the ugly days was sneak out and maybe cross the river a few times. ” The song ended just then, and Tally’s last word fell into sudden silence. She tried to think of what to say, but the conversation just faded out, like fireworks in a dark sky. The next song seemed to take a long time to start. When it did, she was relieved and said, “Crim costumes should be easy, Shay-la. ” Shay and Tally tried for two hours, making the hole in the wall spit out costumes and trying them on.

He was half-screaming and half-laughing, as if enduring an annoying but invigorating practical joke-cold water over the head. Halfway down it occurred to Tally that the bungee jacket might not catch them both. She squeezed harder, and heard Peris grunt as the lifters kicked in. The jacket pulled him upright, almost wrenching Tally’s shoulders from their sockets. Her muscles were still powerful from their weeks of manual labor in the Smoke-if anything, the operation had tuned them up-but she barely kept her grip as the jacket absorbed the velocity of their fall.

Going as hunters was another idea, but the hole in the wall had this thing about guns, even fake ones. Tally thought of famous dictators from history, but most of them turned out to be men and fashion-missing. ” Shay said. ” “But they mostly looked like us, I thought. ” Tally laughed. ” Shay spread her arms and said more things, trying to be bubbly. “We could smoke tobacco? ” But the hole in the wall wouldn’t give them cigarettes or cars. It was fun, though, hanging out with Shay and trying things on, then snorting and giggling and tossing the costumes back into the recycler.

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