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Walter Dean Myers

Author: Elizabeth Hoover
Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Series: People in the news (San Diego, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the life and career of the groundbreaking African-American children's and young adults' author, Walter Dean Myers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Walter Dean Myers; Walter Dean Myers; Walter Dean Myers
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Hoover
ISBN: 9781420508598 1420508598
OCLC Number: 783171285
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: One-man movement --
The secret joy of books --
A rocky start to a writing career --
A writer's life --
Pain and possibility on the streets of Harlem --
From the real to the realer --
An ambassador for reading.
Series Title: People in the news (San Diego, Calif.)
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Hoover.

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Profiles the life and career of the groundbreaking African-American children's and young adults' author, Walter Dean Myers.

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