Steve Harmon, in the book Monster by Walter Dean Myers, tells his story from Cell Block D at the Manhattan Detention Center in New York. The books setting takes place at two basic places: the cell block and the courtroom where he is on trial for accessory to murder. At the end of the novel, Steve has returned home. He has continued his film-making, which his mother fails to understand. His father has left; Steve thinks he (his father) did so because he is not sure who Steve is or why Steve has acquaintances such as Bobo or King.
In Monster by Walter Dean Myers he originally lives in a house with is grandma but then is picked up by the cops and is put in a juvenile detention center.