Walter Dean Myers

Myers at the Library of Congress in 2001| birth_name    = Walter Milton Myers Walter Dean Myers (born Walter Milton Myers; August 12, 1937 – July 1, 2014) was a writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, but was raised in Harlem, New York City. A tough childhood led him to writing and his school teachers would encourage him in this habit as a way to express himself. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction. He won the Coretta Scott King Award for African-American authors five times. His 1988 novel ''Fallen Angels'' is one of the books most frequently challenged in the U.S. because of its adult language and its realistic depiction of the Vietnam War.

Myers was the third U.S. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, serving in 2012 and 2013. He also sat on the Board of Advisors of the Society of Children's Book Writer's and Illustrators (SCBWI). Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 2001
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Published 2001
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Published 2002
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Published 1969
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Published 2000
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Published 1993
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Published 1992
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Published 2004
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Published 1980
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by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Published 1983
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Published 2003
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by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Published 1988
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Published 1979
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Published 1987
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Published 2011
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