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Myers, Walter Dean 1937-2014

Overview
Works: 399 works in 1,893 publications in 7 languages and 149,252 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Young adult works  War fiction  Biography  Poetry  History  Diary fiction  Basketball stories  Biographies 
Subject Headings: African American authors  Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.M992, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Walter Dean Myers
Publications by Walter Dean Myers
Publications by Walter Dean Myers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Walter Dean Myers
 
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Monster by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
69 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,704 libraries worldwide
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Fallen angels by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,056 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.Suggested level: senior secondary
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
55 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,945 libraries worldwide
After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs
Sunrise over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,827 libraries worldwide
Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him
Game by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,364 libraries worldwide
If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then professional, basketball, he will have to improve at being coached and being a team player, especially after a new--white--student threatens to take the scouts' attention away from him
Somewhere in the darkness by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,259 libraries worldwide
A teenage boy accompanies his father, who has recently escaped from prison, on a trip that turns out to be a time of often painful discovery for them both
Slam! by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 2,982 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently
Harlem : a poem by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem
Shooter by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,479 libraries worldwide
Written in the form of interviews, reports, and journal entries, the story of three troubled teenagers ends in a tragic school shooting
The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins : a World War II soldier by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,448 libraries worldwide
A seventeen-year-old soldier from central Virginia records his experiences in a journal as his regiment takes part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and subsequent battles to liberate France
Now is your time! : the African-American struggle for freedom by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
18 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 2,400 libraries worldwide
A history of the African-American struggle for freedom and equality, beginning with the capture of Africans in 1619, continuing through the American Revolution, the Civil War, and into contemporary times
Hoops by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
A teenage basketball player from Harlem is befriended by a former professional player who, after being forced to quit because of a point shaving scandal, hopes to prevent other young athletes from repeating his mistake
What they found : love on 145th street by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
WALTER DEAN MYERS returns to the world of 145th Street: Short Stories From the Hardcover edition
The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,095 libraries worldwide
In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old Black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss
Dope sick by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,090 libraries worldwide
Seeing no way out of his difficult life in Harlem, seventeen-year-old Jeremy "Lil J" Dance flees into a house after a drug deal goes awry and meets a weird man who shows different turning points in Lil J's life when he could have made better choices
Jazz by Walter Dean Myers( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,076 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz music
The greatest : Muhammad Ali by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
The story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) and his rise to the top in boxing to become The Greatest
At her majesty's request : an African princess in Victorian England by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
Biography of the African princess saved from execution and taken to England where Queen Victoria oversaw her upbringing and where she lived for a time before marrying an African missionary
Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,989 libraries worldwide
"Teenage Reese, serving time at a juvenile detention facility, gets a lesson in making it through hard times from an unlikely friend with a harrowing past."--Title page verso
Harlem : a poem by Walter Dean Myers( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dean Myers, Walter 1937-2014
Myers, Walter D. 1937-2014
Myers, Walter M.
Myers, Walter M. 1937-2014
Myers, Walter M. (Walter Milton), 1937-2014
Myers, Walter Milton 1937-2014
Walter Dean Myers Amerikaans schrijver (1937-2014)
Walter Dean Myers écrivain américain
Walter Dean Myers escriptor estatunidenc
Walter Dean Myers escritor estadounidense
والتر دين مايرز، 1937-
والتر دین مایرز نویسنده آمریکایی
والتر دین میرز
마이어스, 월터 딘 1937-
ウォルター・ディーン・マイヤーズ
マイヤーズ, ウォルター・ディーン
Languages
English (425)
Spanish (9)
German (8)
Persian (2)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
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