1. Improvised Book Club February 22nd, 2014


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    The Improvised Book Club discusses "Monster" by Walter Dean Myers. Special Guest Monologist Brian Brunson also reads from his writings.

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    • We Are America: Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers


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      The father-son team that created Harlem, Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers, discuss their latest book, We Are America: A Tribute From the Heart.

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      • I've Seen the Promised Land Book Review


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        Book review by Christina, age 8

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        • KICK by Walter Dean Myers and Ross Workman


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          When Ross Workman was thirteen, he wrote a fan email to his favorite author. When Walter Dean Myers wrote back and asked him whether he would be interested in writing a book, Ross was amazed—and incredibly excited. Together, they’ve written Kick – the story of thirteen-year-old soccer star Kevin and the cop assigned to be his mentor when trouble has Kevin headed for juvie. If Kevin and Sergeant Brown can learn to trust each other, they might be able to turn things around before it's too late. Browse inside the book here: http://browseinside.harperteen.com/index.aspx?isbn13=9780062004895&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=sm&utm_content=harperteen&utm_campaign=kickvid

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          • Walter Dean Myers On Writing


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            Author Walter Dean Myers discusses how he puts together a novel, including the research and creating an outline.

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            • SLJ Day of Dialog: Walter Dean Myers


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              Myers, the National Ambassador of Young People's Literature, delivered the keynote at School LIbrary Journal's annual event held June 4, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York.

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              • Dope Sick Book Trailer


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                My son needed assistance creating an interesting trailer for a book he recently read,Dope Sick by Walter Dean Myers. We had a great time working together, as he does an amazing job in his first voice over.

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                • Walter Dean Myers Biography


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                  Author Walter Dean Myers discusses his life and influences that led him to a career as a writer.

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                  • Meet the Author: Walter Dean Myers


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                    An award-winning author of over 75 books, including Fallen Angels, Monster, The Dream Bearer, and Harlem: A Poem, Myers explores themes of racism, violence, friendship and family and how they have affected African-American youth. His book Scorpions was a Newbery Honor Book and Now Is Your Time! was the winner of the 1992 Coretta Scott King Author Award. During the program, Myers talks about ways to make writing more lively, his method of research, and how he revises literary material for publication. In this clip, the author talks about characterization.

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                    • Young People's Literature Finalist Walter Dean Myers reads from Lockdown at the 2010 National Book Awards Finalist Reading


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                      2010 National Book Awards Finalist Reading November 16, 2010 Tishman Auditorium, The New School, New York City

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