Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for
young adult ... He did not exactly understand what that meant but years later,
while working on a construction job in ...
good job walter myers loved your book. hunter says: ... I am currently reading one
of his books for the first time,Somewhere In the Darkness. What caught my eye ...
Walter Dean Myers won the Council on Interracial Books for Children contest in
1969, which resulted in the publication of his first book, Where Does the Day Go ...
Walter Dean Myers Talks to Scholastic News Online. By Donna .... I had my first
poem published in the fourth grade. I was 9 ... Q: What was your first job as a kid?
Walter Dean Myers, noted author of books for young adults, was born in
Martinsburg, ... of New York City, where both parents found blue-collar jobs to
support their children. ... His first book, Where Does the Day Go?, was published
Walter Dean Myers is a pioneer of young adult fiction. ... and spent the first few
years of his life in a hardscrabble West Virginia town called Martinsburg. ... as a
janitor and also in factories, often holding down two jobs to make ends meet.
Jul 9, 2014 ... Famed author, Walter Dean Myers, was known for the storied tales of life in ... In
1968, his first published book, Where Does the Day Go?, won a ...
In his autobiographical novel for young people, Bad Boy, Walter Dean Myers
wrote of a world--1940s Harlem--that was ... His first years at school were difficult.
Walter Dean Myers (born Walter Milton Myers; August 12, 1937 – July 1, ... as a
child to Florence Dean, who was the first wife of George Myers (Walter's
biological ... while working on a construction job in New York, he remembered
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... His first job after coming out the army was being a mail clerk at the post office ...