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ERIC Number: EJ577008
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1063-5092
Making Connections in the Life and Works of Walter Dean Myers.
Greever, Ellen A.; Austin, Patricia
Teaching and Learning Literature with Children and Young Adults, v8 n1 p42-54 Sep-Oct 1998
Discusses the life and works of acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers. Describes his struggles growing up, his time in the army, his decision to become a writer, and the father/son relationships in his books. Discusses how Myers' concern for African-American heritage, identity, and pride led to biographies of Sarah Forbes and of Malcolm X. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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