Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction. Wikipedia*

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Walter Dean Myers has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 705 views per program. Most appearances with Connie Doebele (2), Marie Arana (2), Laura Bush (2). Most common tags: African Americans, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 10

Recent Appearances

  • Youth Literacy Programs

    Youth Literacy Programs

    Walter Dean Meyers and John Cole talked about youth literacy. The panel was entitled, “Reading is Not an Option.” The…

  • National Book Festival

    National Book Festival

    Walter Dean Myers was interviewed at the National Book Festival. He discussed writing children’s books and the role of…

  • Evening with Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers

    Evening with Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers

    Author Walter Dean Myers and his son, illustrator Christopher Myers, discussed the dynamics of their working relationship and their approach…

  • Readings on Free Expression

    Readings on Free Expression

    PEN American Center presented a forum called “State of Emergency: Unconventional Readings” as part of their “Campaign for Core…

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