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Walter Dean Myers

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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 ...

Walter Dean Myers Interview - Scholastic

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Walter Dean Myers Talks to Scholastic News Online. By Donna .... Q: How old were you when you wrote your first book? ... Q: What was your first job as a kid?

About Walter Dean Myers

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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 ...

Biography of Walter Dean Myers - West Virginia Wesleyan College

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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 in 1969.

Walter Dean Myers Biography - life, family, children, name, story ...

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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.

Walter Dean Myers - 123HelpMe.com

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Category: Writer Author Walter Dean Myers Biography; Title: Walter Dean Myers. ... His first job after coming out the army was being a mail clerk at the post office ...

Walter Dean Myers | Librarypoint

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Cover to Bad Boy, by Walter Dean Myers His first years at school were difficult. Walter loved to read at home to his foster mother, who also read to him, but in the  ...

Walter Dean Myers, Prolific and Beloved Author of ... - HarperCollins

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Jul 2, 2014 ... Walter Dean Myers, beloved and deeply respected children's book author, died ... He was the winner of the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award, the first ... home and while working a construction job, Walter would remember this ...

Walter Dean Myers Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Walter Dean Myers 1937– Young adult writer At a Glance… ... June 19, 1973; children: (first marriage) Karen, Michael Dean; (second marriage) Christopher. ..... When not writing or working odd jobs, Myers hung out in the streets: "I was ...

Walter Dean Myers - The Pennsylvania Center for the Book

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Abstract: Born in 1937, Walter Dean Myers was widely recognized as one of the ... In fourth grade, Myers published his first poem in the school yearbook, igniting a ... After military service, Myers worked a string of jobs while attending the City ...

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Walter Dean Myers Interview Transcript | Scholastic.com

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Walter Dean Myers talks about his childhood, his writing process, and his many books as he answers questions from ... The rewrite takes about three times longer than the first draft. ... In fact, I didn't know that there was such a job as an author.

Walter Dean Myers

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good job walter myers loved your book ... I am currently reading one of his books for the first time,Somewhere In the Darkness. ... its my first time reading this to.

Walter Dean Myers Wiki: 10 Facts About the Author - Black Enterprise

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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 ...