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Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture ...

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“I was born on a Thursday, the 12th of August, 1937, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. My name at birth was Walter Milton Myers. I was about two years old when my ...

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“In truth, everything in my life in 1951 that was personal and had value was white, ” Walter Dean Myers later wrote in his memoir “Bad Boy.” It wasn't until he ...

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Visit Scholastic, the world's largest children's book publisher. Whether you need a classic kids book or classroom-proven teaching materials, discover it at ...

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August 12, 1937 • Martinsburg, West Virginia. Author. Walter Dean Myers is a pioneer of young adult fiction. His novels about urban teens and the challenges ...

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Aug 21, 2018 ... In his autobiographical novel for young people, Bad Boy, Walter Dean Myers wrote of a world - 1940s Harlem - that was markedly different from ...

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Walter Dean Myers discovered at an early age that books could take him to places beyond his neighborhood. In this exclusive video interview with Reading ...

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Walter Dean Myers was the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award; a former National Ambassador for You.

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Jul 3, 2014 ... Walter Dean Myers, a best-selling children's book author whose crystalline prose often depicted the gritty lives of young people, died on ...