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!) recognized this ...
of high school (although now Stuyvesant High claims me as a graduate) and
joined ... 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 his
In Walter's memoir, Bad Boy, he wrote, “Harlem is the first place called 'home' ...
Walter did drop out of Stuyvesant High School, though they now claim him as a ...
of the top ten American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults of all
time. ... A total of 463 students were awarded undergraduate, graduate and
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?
Jul 9, 2014 ... Famed author, Walter Dean Myers, was known for the storied tales of life in the ...
Although Myers attended the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in New ... In
1968, his first published book, Where Does the Day Go?, won a Council ... a
literary honor presented to an author or illustrator who is a U.S. citizen ...
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?
In his autobiographical novel for young people, Bad Boy, Walter Dean Myers
wrote of a ... He dropped out of high school and did a stint in the Army. ... Looking
for the Easy Life is a picture book fable of five monkeys who learn that "easy ... for
It Ain't All for Nothin', 1979, for The Young Landlords, 1981, for Legend of ...
Abstract: Born in 1937, Walter Dean Myers was widely recognized as one of the
foremost authors of ... “I wrote well in high school,” Myers writes on his website, “
And a teacher (bless her!) ... he submitted a children's picture book entitled
Where Does the Day Go? ... By 1977, he had left Bobbs-Merrill and was writing
Walter Dean Myers, noted author of books for young adults, was born in
Martinsburg, ... The children attended an integrated elementary school; young
Walter grew up with ... A picture book for children, Where Does the Day Go?
featured a group of ... Walter Dean Myers is now considered one of the leading
authors in the ...
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 ...