Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for
young adult ... His 1988 novel Fallen Angels is one of the books most frequently
challenged in ... Myers wrote well in...
I wrote well in high school and an English teacher (bless her!) ... I ended up
dropping out of high school (although now Stuyvesant High claims me as a
graduate) and ... which resulted in the publication of his first book, Where Does
the Day Go? ... and is one of the most prolific writers, with more than 110 books to
Walter Dean Myers is a pioneer of young adult fiction. His novels about .... He
dropped out of Stuyvesant High School, and, on his seventeenth birthday in 1954
, he enlisted in the Army. He served three ... His winning entry became a picture
book, Where Does the Day Go? Its simple .... I have just completed reading Bad
Walter Dean Myers is a writer of children's and young adult literature. Walter ... In
1954 he quit high school and joined the army. ... Where Does the Day Go?
View All · Arts .... Born in West Virginia in 1937, Walter Dean Myers spent most of
his boyhood in Harlem. ... New York's most prestigious public schools --
Amsterdam High School -- where he encountered a teacher who ... Myers is the
first winner of the Michael L. Printz award for his acclaimed book Monster, and
has been a ...
Walter Dean Myers is the beloved author of such children's and young adult ... on
Interracial Books for Children became his first book, Where Does the Day Go?
Jul 9, 2014 ... Famed author, Walter Dean Myers, was known for the storied tales of life in the
eyes ... Although Myers attended the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in New
York City and dropped out, the school claims him as a graduate. 3. In 1968, his
first published book, Where Does the Day Go?, won a Council on ...
Abstract: Born in 1937, Walter Dean Myers was widely recognized as one of the
foremost ... Myers dropped out of high school in 1954 at age seventeen and
served in the army until his ... he submitted a children's picture book entitled
Where Does the Day Go? ... By 1977, he had left Bobbs-Merrill and was writing
Jul 3, 2014 ... Walter Dean Myers, a best-selling children's book author whose ... Mr. Myers
dropped out of the elite Stuyvesant High School and joined the Army on his 17th
birthday. ... His first book, “Where Does the Day Go?,” was published in 1969
after he ... In “Monster,” it was unclear if the young narrator had actually ....
In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, Walter Dean Myers ... His
platform: Reading Is Not an Option. ... It was a thread that wove through his later
years after he dropped out of high school, joined the army, and worked odd jobs.
... His entry, Where does a day go?, became his first published children's book.