August 12, • Martinsburg, West Virginia. Author. Walter Dean Myers is a pioneer of young adult fiction. His novels about urban teens and the challenges.
Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for young adult Myers' life as a child centered on the neighborhood and the church. The neighborhood protected him and the church guided him. He was smart but.
As a child, my life revolved around my neighborhood and church. Since then, he has won more awards than any author for young adults, and is one of the.
Biography. Author of over seventy children's and young adult books, Walter Dean Myers was born Walter Milton Myers on August 12, , in Martinsburg, West.