The Mouse Rap

by Walter Dean Myers

An action-filled urban tall tale includes upbeat 14-year-old Mouse's summer involvements... read more

An action-filled urban tall tale includes upbeat 14-year-old Mouse's summer involvements in his neighborhoods' dance contest, his first romance and events leading to cops-and-robbers-type escapades. Fast-paced dialogue full of humorous slang and priceless characterizations of peer and family interactions distinguish an entertaining story offering selected snapshots of lively contemporary African-American young teens. (Ages 11-14)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990

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