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Walter Dean Myers
Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author who has garnered much respect and admiration for his fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for young people. Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for children. He... show more

Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author who has garnered much respect and admiration for his fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for young people. Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for children. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his family.
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Birth date: August 12, 1937
Died: July 01, 2014
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Sam's Reading: A Work in Progress
Sam's Reading: A Work in Progress rated it 1 year ago
Eraser Tattoo: 3.75Meet Cute: 3Don't pass me by: 4
TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead rated it 1 year ago
This short, shallow look at the African-American US Army unit that fought in the trenches of France in WWI wasn't enough. First, the writing was pure US Army - that is, written at a 6th grade level (and that is not a dig at soldiers - all military writing is written at 6th-8th grade reading level to...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 2 years ago
I am very torn with how to rate and review this book. I think this book did a lot of important things. However, I wouldn't say I necessarily liked the book itself. I really disliked the format. It was an unique choice, but I personally wasn't a fan. The movie-style format made it rather dull for me ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 3 years ago
I had trouble relating to the text, probably because it was so realistic. The art got me through. I would probably have enjoyed it more thirty years ago when I liked harsh truths, and didn't have kids. Library copy
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it 3 years ago
Middle-grade or YA Historical fiction. Adequate novelization of the story of African-American dancer William Henry Lane (aka Master Juba) in the first half of the 1800's in New York City. Juba's claim to fame came because of his chance encounter with Charles Dickens, and the subsequent review in D...
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