for Walter Dean Myers
by Elizabeth Hoover
Walter Dean Myers was a prolific author, penning over one hundred young adult and children's books. According to the American Library Association, Myers won the Coretta Scott King Book Award six times. This informative edition covers the life of author Walter Dean Myers. The book spans Myers' troubled childhood in Harlem, through his rise as an editor at a publishing house, and finally delves into his work as an author. Readers will learn about how Myers overcame racism and learning disabilities to ?become an award-winning author.
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