A Bookprint is the list of five books that leave an indelible mark on our lives, shaping who we are and who we become.
You are what you read.
Walter Dean Myers is the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of more than eighty books for children and young adults, including Amiri and Odette: A Love Story, Fallen Angels, Monster, Somewhere in the Darkness, Harlem Summer, The Beast, and The Glory Field. His novel Sunrise Over Fallujah was named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly. Mr. Myers has received two Newbery Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Michael L. Printz Award. In addition, he was the first recipient of Kent State University’s Virginia Hamilton Literary Award and was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award for his lifetime contribution to young adult literature.
Walter Dean Myers was born on August 12, 1937, in Martinsburg, West Virginia.