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Myers, Walter Dean 1937-2014

Overview
Works: 332 works in 1,418 publications in 10 languages and 149,780 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Young adult works  Poetry  History  Diary fiction  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  Basketball stories 
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.
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Monster by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
52 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,634 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 )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 4,159 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
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,025 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 )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,894 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 )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,396 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 )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,292 libraries worldwide
A teenage boy accompanies his father, who has recently escaped from prison, on a trip that turns out to be an often painful time of discovery for them both
Slam! by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 3,046 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 )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,732 libraries worldwide
A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem
Shooter by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,538 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 )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 2,484 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
Malcolm X : by any means necessary : a biography by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 2,453 libraries worldwide
Few men in American history are as controversial as Malcolm X. In this provocative biography, Myers, winner of a Newbery Honor and four-time Coretta Scott King Award winner, presents a forthright portrait of a complex man whose life reflected the major events of our times
Now is your time! : the African-American struggle for freedom by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
21 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,450 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 )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 2,404 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. Lonnie plays basketball in spite of his coach, a has-been named Cal. Followed by The Outside Shot (1987). All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out. As the Tournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they eilling to blow the chance of a lifetime?
The Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 2,337 libraries worldwide
Follows a family's two hundred forty-one year history, from the capture of an African boy in the 1750s through the lives of his descendants, as their dreams and circumstances lead them away from and back to the small plot of land in South Carolina that they call the Glory Field
What they found : love on 145th street by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,320 libraries worldwide
Fifteen interrelated stories explore different aspects of love, such as a dying father's determination to help start a family business--a beauty salon--and the relationship of two teens who plan to remain celibate until they marry
Dope sick by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,157 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 strange man who shows him different turning points in his life where he could have made better choices
The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 2,156 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
Jazz by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,073 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrates the roots of jazz music
The greatest : Muhammad Ali by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,065 libraries worldwide
The story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) and his rise to the top in boxing to become The Greatest
Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,037 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
 
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Alternative Names
Dean Myers, Walter 1937-2014
Myers, Walter D. 1937-2014
Myers, Walter M. 1937-2014
Myers, Walter M. (Walter Milton), 1937-2014
Myers, Walter Milton 1937-2014
Walter Dean Myers Amerikaans schrijver (1937-2014)
والتر دين مايرز، 1937-
والتر دین مایرز نویسنده آمریکایی
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 (356)
German (18)
Spanish (6)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (2)
Persian (2)
Finnish (2)
Turkish (2)
French (1)
Danish (1)
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