The Cruisers

Written by Walter Dean Myers

The first book in the middle school series known as the News Cruise, the book is about how a group of misfits at DaVinci Academy, a school for gifted and talented kids in Harlem, start a school newspaper. Assistant Principal Mr. Culpepper isn't sure about the newspaper's fate until Zander, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi prove that they have what it takes to write a successful paper.

Age Range 9 - 13 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
144
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Grade Level 4 - 8
ISBN
9780439916332
Lexile 770L
Themes