Walter Dean myers

  • early life

    walter was born in 1937 august 16 in harlem NY, in his early years he didnt have a author to look up to so he was self educated
  • highschool drop out

    walter dean myers didnt finish high school but soon went into the navy
  • 2 influences

    1 walter droped out of high school 2 lost his mother when she had birth to his sister
  • out the army

    walter was always a good writer even though he strugled in school and teacher of his told him to keep writing no matter what. he thoght about it and took her word for it.
  • first published book

    where does the day go was myers first published book and it was a contest winner
  • award winning books

    harlem summer,sunrise over fallujah,and game