Walter Dean Myers by Amy Sickels
  

Walter Dean Myers

Written by Amy Sickels
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Walter Dean Myers by Amy Sickels

Walter Dean Myers published his first book in 1969, a picture book called Where Does The Day Go? Since then, he has published more than 80 books, including novels, biographies, poetry, fables, and adventure stories. One of today's most renowned young adult authors, Myers has won many awards for his work. This insightful, new full-color biography shows how Myers draws on his own experiences to write realistic young adult novels about African-American teenagers living in urban environments, such as Monster , Scorpions, and Autobiography of My Dead Brother .

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... informed and informative...Ya very highly recommended addition to...library reference collections...for its exceptional grasp of this popular author's life and works.

About the Author

Amy Sickels lives in New York City. She received her M.F.A. from Pennsylvania State University and has published stories and essays in literary journals such as The Greensboro Review and The Madison Review.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Amy Sickels
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

1st March 2008

ISBN

9780791095249


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