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
books and nonfiction. He won the Corett...
Nominated for 2014 NAACP Image Awards in the category of Outstanding
Literary ... 2010 Parent's Choice Award Winner; 2010 Book Links Lasting
In 1968, his picture-book manuscript for “Where Does the Day Go” won a ...
books that earned him nearly every major award children's publishing had to
offer. .... a lot of respect for what he did. i like to thank him for writing all of those
books for ...
Jan 20, 2016 ... The Walter Dean Myers Award, also known as “The Walter,” is named ... The
winner of the first annual Walter award (2016) is the young adult ...
Walter Dean Myers was a Finalist for the National Book Award in 1999 for
Monster and ... Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, he is considered one
of the ...
Walter Dean Myers was the New York Times bestselling author of MONSTER, the
winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award; a former National Ambassador for ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... Author and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Walter Dean
Myers died on July 2 following a short illness. He was 76.
The turning point in his career came when he won a contest run by the Council
on ... From: Walter Dean Myers 1994 "Margaret A. Edwards Award Acceptance ....
Sheri's Granddad worked as a mover, of course being black did not belong to ...
Walter Dean Myers was a famous African-American author of novels for children
... those who try to muster up courage so they can follow their dreams, just like he
did ... the country and won the 'Council on Interracial Books for Children Award'.
Jul 2, 2014 ... Here is a biography of Walter Dean Myers, the award-winning author of young
adult books who wrote numerous books for teens about African ...