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Walter Dean Myers

Author: Myrna Dee Marler
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Teen reads.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A profile of the children's author also provides critical analyses of the plots, settings, imagery, syntax, characters, and themes appearing in his works.
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Named Person: Walter Dean Myers; Walter Dean Myers
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Myrna Dee Marler
ISBN: 9780313336287 0313336288
OCLC Number: 212909060
Description: xiv, 198 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: PREFACE CHAPTER ONE HIS LIFE SO FAR: HARLEM, FAMILY, ENGLISH TEACHERS, AND BASKETBALL CHAPTER TWO THE GIVER THAT KEEPS ON GIVING CHAPTER THREE A HAPPY ACCIDENT: WRITING FOR YOUNG ADULTS CHAPTER FOUR BASKETBALL AND THE GAME OF LIFE CHAPTER FIVE AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY CHAPTER SIX THE LIVING ROOM WAR FALLEN ANGELS (1988) CHAPTER SEVEN ITS A JUNGLE OUT THERE Monster (1999) CHAPTER EIGHT DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE? SHOOTER (2004) WALTER DEAN MYERS: AWARDS WALTER DEAN MYERS: BIBLIOGRAPHY WORKS CITED
Series Title: Teen reads.
Responsibility: Myrna Dee Marler.
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"Marler offers personal stories from Myers's life that served as inspiration for his books and may also serve to inspire his young readers. She describes his life growing up with the Harlem family Read more...

 
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