Drawing upon his own struggles and experiences, Myers has written award-winning novels such as Hoops, Scorpions, and Slam!-realists stories that appeal to readers of all backgrounds and culture. Today, Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author who was 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. Book jacket.
Walter Dean Myers
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
A Biography of an Award-Winning Urban Fiction Author