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Author Study: Walter Dean Myers

These websites are about author Walter Dean Myers. Included are biographies, interviews with the author, and bibliographies. There are discussion guides for some of his books. There is a link to eThemes Resources on “Street Love” by Walter Dean Myers.


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This site provides the author's biography and a list of his works with some reviews.
Learn about the life of Walter Dean Myers from his own words. Includes previous interview transcripts about his writing. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site provides brief information about his life and works. Includes an interview transcript. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Listen to video interview clips of Myers talking about the impact learning to read had on him and why his books tell of the urban African American experience. Interview transcripts are included. Note: This site has links to external websites.
Here is a short biography and complete bibliography of the author.
Learn about the author and some of his books on this site.
On this site you can listen to an interview with Walter Dean Myers or read a partial transcript.
Here is a slightly longer biography of Walter Dean Myers. NOTE: This site contains a comments form.
This page contains an index of lesson plans for various books by Walter Dean Myers.
These sites are about the book "Street Love" with discussion questions, an interview, and author essay on the book. Includes are information about parents in prison, social class, and Shakespeare's influence on other writers. There are links to eThemes Resources on Author Study: Walter Dean Myers and Writing: Poetry for Upper Levels.

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