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Walter Dean Myers

Author: Myrna Dee Marler
Publisher: Westport, CT [u.a.] Greenwood Press 2008
Series: Teen reads : student companions to young adult literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a series that is designed to meet the needs of students encountering young adult literature for perhaps the first time, whether it be for a school assignment or just for more information  Read more...

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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: 0313336288 9780313336287
OCLC Number: 836839107
Description: XIV, 198 S. 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 : student companions to young adult literature
Responsibility: Myrna Dee Marler

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"Marler analyzes the life and works of the accomplished author. The first two chapters are devoted to a brief biography and the historical and cultural influences on Myers's writing. The remainder of Read more...

 
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