Award-winning Author of Fallen Angels, Walter Dean Meyers
Do you love basketball like these Harlem residents?
Basketball courts can be the most popular spot to go to in Harlem
Lot behind Harlem Elementary
Harlem loves basketball and plays pick up games frequently
How the novel shows coming of age
Public figures who live/lived in Harlem
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar- Professional basketball player
Malcolm X- Preacher
Sugar Ray Robinson- Boxer
These people grew up to affect the lives of others in a certain way, even though they grew up in Harlem, doesn't mean they couldn't achieve their goals, like Greg and making it to the NBA.