But due to misfiling he is sent into combat which he is not mentally ready for and does heavy soul searching into the meaning of life and why he is here. The narrator of the story is Richie Perry. Richie struggles to come to terms with the grim reality of war, which contradicts the myths about war that he believed going into it.
One More River to Cross: Harcourt Brace, Grades: A Tribute from the Heart — Walter Dean Myers teams up with son Christopher Myers to celebrate the heart and soul of America, its ordinary and extraordinary people, and the monumental events that have shaped it.
Riot — As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines: Let The Truth Be Told — An activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horror of lynching, Ida B. Wells was an extraordinary woman who was hard at work to better the lives of African Americans.
Harlem Summer — In this historical novel set during the Harlem Renaissance, year-old Mark Purvis works for Crisis magazine, but really wants a chance to play saxophone for jazz great Fats Waller, who entices him to take a shady opportunity to make some fast cash.
Harlem Hellfighters — In a time when their humanity was questioned in their homeland, the Harlem Hellfighters, the th Infantry Regiment of African American soldiers in the United States Army, fought on the front lines of World War I to defend democracy.
Journeys to the South Pole — This thrilling record of Antarctica depicts the heroism and adventure of the expedition parties that uncovered the frozen continent. The Life of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blues Journey — The African experience in America is celebrated with a soulful, affecting blues poem that details the long journey from the Middle Passage to life today. Down To The Last Out: The Journal of Biddy Owens — Seventeen-year-old Biddy Owens is part of the Birmingham Black Barons baseball team and dreams of becoming a major league baseball player, but realizes that not everyone is ready for blacks and whites to play on the same team.
The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins — A seventeen-year-old soldier from central Virginia records his experiences in a journal as his regiment takes part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and subsequent battles to liberate France.
A Place Called Heartbreak: The Journal of Joshua Loper: A Black Cowboy — Joshua Loper keeps a journal of his adventures as a cowhand on a cattle drive, where Indians, cattle rustlers, and stampedes are only a few of the problems the cowboy must face.
An African American Photograph Album — This intimate collection of photographs traces the lives of African-Americans over the course of years, depicting the many roles they have taken and the victories they have achieved.
The Glory Field — This triumphant novel follows five generations of one African-American family from Africa to a South Carolina plantation through the Civil War, to the end of segregation, to a moving and redemptive finale. By Any Means Necessary — In this provocative biography, Myers, presents a forthright portrait of a complex man whose life reflected the major events of our times.
Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom — Since they were first brought as captives to Virginia, the people who would become African-Americans have struggled for freedom and equality.
Fallen Angels — Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.
Tales of a Dead King — Two American teenagers uncover a plot to rob the tomb of an Egyptian pharoah.Richie Perry is the lead character in Fallen Angels.
He is a 17 year old high school graduate who just enlisted in the army to help his alcoholic mother, who lives in . Fallen Angels is a tale of five soldiers coming from different parts of the States to serve their country in the Vietnam War which is taking place in the 'yunusemremert.com book's main focus lays on a soldier by the name of Richie Perry a young kid out of the poor streets of Harlem (New York).
Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers (Grades 10 & up). Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of and spends a . Fallen Angels What experience in this section does Perry consider to be unreal?
Since you do not designate which "section" you mean, let's just say this. Richie Perry's experience in Vietnam seems unreal in every way. for which he was completely unprepared, makes him ask questions which no one can answer for him.
He does mature while he. Fallen Angels () – Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam. Scorpions () – When his older brother, Randy, ends up in prison, Jamal is expected to take over the leadership of Randy’s gang, the Scorpions.
Characterization Richie Perry, the novel's protagonist, enlists in the army mainly to escape his problems--a bad relationship with his mother, a lack of opportunity in Harlem, and an uncertainty about his future.