BirthdayAugust 12, 1937
HoroscopeLeo
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  1. About

    A National Book Award-winning author of young adult novels, he is best known for Fallen Angels, a book unique among others in its genre for its use of adult language and its realistic portrayal of war. This book, as well as two of his other novels--Hoops (1981) and Fast Sam, Cool Clyde and Stuff (1975)-- appeared, at one point, on the ALA's list of banned books.
    He became the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for the Library of Congress.
    He is mentioned in the poetic novella, Love that Dog, by Sharon Creech.

  2. Before fame

    He began serving in the U.S. Army at the age of seventeen. His first work, The Life of a Harlem Man, was published in 1968.

  3. Related to

    He was born in West Virginia and was raised in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. He later settled in New Jersey with his wife and child. His son, Christopher Myers, also became an illustrator and author.

Young Adult Author Walter Dean Myers born on 12 08 1937 in . Until now, Walter Dean Myers's age is 76 year old and have Leo constellation. Count down 353 days will come next birthday of Walter Dean Myers !