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
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
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 ...
Walter Dean Myers 1937– Young adult writer At a Glance… ... New York, NY,
senior trade books editor, 1970-77; full-time writer, beginning 1977. ... Council on
Interracial Books for Children Award, 1968, for Where Does the Day Go?;
Children's .... for readers in middle school and high school, stories that range
from farcical, ....
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 ...
Born in Marinsburg, West Virginia in 1937, Walter Dean Myers was one of the ...
As a child, Myers went to school in his neighborhood and attended bible school
... got divorced, got married again–and during all of this, kept writing, whether his
... But Walter Dean Myers' life is not the story of a tormented, embittered artist.
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 ...
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