The Dream Bearer (Paperback)
|Author: Walter Dean Myers|
|Now in paperback--an unforgettable story of hope, friendship, and compassion by the Printz Award-winning author, who weaves a richly layered tale of a boy's journey of self-discovery and the acceptance and compassion he learns along the way.|
From the Publisher:
David Curry doesn't know what to make of his father, Reuben, whose violent out bursts and chilling nightmares torment his family. His older brother, Tyrone, says Reuben is crazy. But lately, even Tyrone isn't acting like himself.
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's gift of dreams that gives David a new way to see inside his father's troubled heart.
A 12-year-old boy named David tries to find a way to deal with his father's increasing mental instability in this novel set in Harlem. David's friendship with a mysterious man named Mr. Moses helps him cope with the complexities of his life and develop a greater understanding of what his father is enduring.
"Myers portrays a young man who, warts and all, emerges a a knowledgeable and admirable hero." 06/09/2003