Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for
young adult literature. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture ...
“In truth, everything in my life in 1951 that was personal and had value was white,
” Walter Dean Myers later wrote in his memoir “Bad Boy.” It wasn't until he ...
“I was born on a Thursday, the 12th of August, 1937, in Martinsburg, West
Virginia. My name at birth was Walter Milton Myers. I was about two years old
when my ...
Walter Dean Myers discovered at an early age that books could take him to
places beyond his neighborhood. In this exclusive video interview with Reading ...
Walter Dean Myers is a writer of children's and young adult literature. Walter
Dean Myers was born in West Virginia in 1937 but spent most of his childhood
Walter Dean Myers, noted author of books for young adults, was born in
Martinsburg, WV, in August 1937 to an impoverished family. His mother died
when he ...
Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed
author who has garnered much respect and admiration for his fiction, nonfiction,
In his autobiographical novel for young people, Bad Boy, Walter Dean Myers
wrote of a world--1940s Harlem--that was markedly different from that of today.
Jul 9, 2014 ... We recently reported the sad news that famed children's author Walter Dean
Myers passed away last week at the age of 76. He was known for ...