Black Positive People : Walter Dean Myers, Beloved Author, Dies At 76

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    Beloved best-selling author of childrens books

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    By Jackson McHenry, EW.com
    updated 9:23 AM EDT, Thu July 3, 2014

    (CNN)
    -- Walter Dean Myers, a beloved author of children's books, died on Tuesday following a brief illness, according to the Children's Book Council. He was 76.

    Myers's career spanned over 45 years, during which he wrote more than 100 books. Some of his best-known work includes "Monster," a fictional 1999 account of an African-American teenager on trial for a felony murder in New York, and "Fallen Angels," a 1988 novel about the Vietnam War...read more here....
     
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