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              Books by Walter Dean Myers

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              145th Street: Short Stories

              145th Street: Short Stories (Hardback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $37.00
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              Originally published: New York: Delacorte Press, 2000.

              ISBN 9780593119662
              Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Jazz (15th Anniversary Edition)
                

              Jazz (15th Anniversary Edition) (Hardback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean; Illustrated by Myers, Christopher

              • RRP: $40.99
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              A new edition of the award-winning father-son collaboration that celebrates the great American art form. Walter Dean Myers was one of the best-loved and most influential writers of his generation. Originally published 15 years ago, this Coretta Scott King Honoree Jazz now feature...s a new introduction about the ground-breaking author written by his son, Christopher. In this book that sings with the rhythm and wordplay of jazz, fifteen poems, are paired with bold, stylized illustrations of performers and dancers to convey the history and breadth of this unique musical style. From bebop to New Orleans, from ragtime to boogie, and every style in between, Jazz takes readers on a musical journey from jazz's beginnings to the present day. The book includes a brief introductory essay about the history and form of jazz, as well as a timeline and glossary of jazz terms. Coretta Scott King Award Honor for illustration ALA Notable Children's Book Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Publishers Weekly's 100 Best Books of the Year Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice Booklist Editor's Choice Booklist Top Ten in Black History Book Link's Best New Books for the Classroom Golden Kite Award: Picture Book Text
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              ISBN 9780823448333
              Publisher Holiday House Inc
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              The Glory Field
                

              The Glory Field (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $21.50
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              Those shackles didn't rob us of being black, son, they robbed us of being human. This is the story of one family. A family whose history saw its first ancestor captured, shackled, and brought to this country from Africa. A family who can still see remnants of the shackles that he...ld some of its members captive -- even today. It is a story of pride, determination, struggle, and love. And of the piece of the land that holds them together throughout it all.
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              ISBN 9780545055758
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Down to the Last Out: The Journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro Leagues: Birmingham, Alabama, 1948
               

              Down to the Last Out: The Journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro Leagues: Birmingham, Alabama, 1948 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $18.50
              • $17.58
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              Newbery and Coretta Scott King award-winning author Myers' story about 17-year-old Biddy Owens, who in 1948 was a player for the Negro League's Birmingham Black Barons, is now available in paperback, with an exciting repackaging.

              ISBN 9780545530507
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series My Name Is America
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              On a Clear Day
               

              On a Clear Day (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              In 2035, Dahlia Grillo, a sixteen-year-old math whiz, joins with six other American teens traveling to England to meet with groups from around the world in hopes of stopping C8, the companies that control nearly everything for their own benefit.

              ISBN 9780385387569
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary
               

              Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $21.50
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              Walter Dean Myers's award-winning biography of Malcolm X, re-released as part of the Scholastic Focus publishing program.

              ISBN 9781338309850
              Publisher Scholastic US
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              The Young Landlords
               

              The Young Landlords (Paperback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $20.99
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              The derelict Stratford Arms is turned over to the Action Group to be cleaned up. But then the group realizes that there is an outrageous bunch of tenants living in the building.

              ISBN 9780140342444
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Won't Know Till I Get There
               

              Won't Know Till I Get There (Hardback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $50.99
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              Fourteen-year-old Stephen, his new foster brother, his friends are sentenced to help out at an old age home for the summer after Stephen is caught writing graffiti on a train.

              ISBN 9780812465167
              Publisher Perfection Learning
              Interest Age Children
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              Fallen Angels
                

              Fallen Angels (Library Binding, Special Anniversary ed.)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $45.50
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              To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Fallen Angels, a gripping account of soldiers struggling to survive the Vietnam War, it and other classic novels by Myers are now reissued in new paperback editions that include bonus features.

              ISBN 9780756987978
              Publisher Perfection Learning
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices
               

              Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Myers, Walter Dean

              • RRP: $33.99
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              Here are powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, veterans, nannies, students, and others. These poems capture the energy and resilience of a ne...ighborhood and a people.
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              ISBN 9780823422128
              Publisher Holiday House Inc
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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