Friday, November 18, 2011
Walter Dean Myers Bio
Walter Dean Myers is an African American author of young adult literature. Myers has written over fifty books, including novels and nonfiction works. He has won the Coretta Scott King Award for African American authors five times.One of his novels, Fallen Angels, has made the American Library Association's list of frequently challanged books due to adult language and its realistic depiction of the Vietnam War. But, theirs some banned books that he has written like, Fallen Angels, Fast Sam and Hoops. Myers was born in August 12, Martinsburg, West Virginia.