Walter Dean Myers by Amy Sickels
  

Walter Dean Myers

Written by Amy Sickels
Illustrated by

Synopsis

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 .

Reviews

... 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.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Amy Sickels
More books by Amy Sickels

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th May 2008

ISBN

9780791095249


LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****