Walter Dean Myers, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Hoover
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420511777
  • ISBN-13: 9781420511772
  • DDC: 813.54
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This title covers the life of children's and young adult 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. The title shows how Myers overcame racism and learning disabilities to make an award-winning author.

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