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,
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Walter Dean Myers Talks to Scholastic News Online. By Donna .... For kids who
want to do this job, you should develop excellent reading habits. You have to be
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 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.
Get information, facts, and pictures about Walter Dean Myers at ... 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 ...
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... His first job after coming out the army was being a mail clerk at the post office ...
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 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 .....
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Jul 3, 2014 ... Walter Dean Myers, who died Tuesday, wrote more than 100 young adult books
... "In fact, I didn't know that there was such a job as an author. ... his father gave
him up to his first wife, Florence Dean, and her husband, Herbert ...