Awards & Recognition Remembering beloved author, Walter Dean Myers

We are deeply saddened that Walter Dean Myers, beloved and award-winning children’s book author passed away on July 1, 2014, following a brief illness.

The impact Walter Dean Myers has left on the numerous listeners and readers of his many impressive works is one that will continue to grow for years to come. He offered young people a chance to see themselves in his stories and to get to know him as he shared his passion for history, biography, and literature. Read more

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