Bad Boy: A Memoir

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Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Amistad Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.32 X 0.51 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780064472883

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About the Author

Walter Dean Myers was the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award; a former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature; and an inaugural NYC Literary Honoree. Myers received every single major award in the field of children's literature. He was the author of two Newbery Honor Books and six Coretta Scott King Awardees. He was the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, a three-time National Book Award Finalist, as well as the first-ever recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Reviews

"A powerful read. Will make the reader laugh out loud & sigh with satisfaction."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
"[A] superb memoir. Young writers will find inspiration here."--School Library Journal
"Myers paints a fascinating picture of his childhood growing up in Harlem in the 1940s."--Publishers Weekly
"A thoughtful, cautionary and inspiring tale."--Chicago Tribune
"Many of the individual scenes have power...and the author's voice and heart are consistently heard and felt throughout."--The Horn Book
"This memoir joins the ranks of stellar literary autobiographies, such as Fleischman's Abracadabra Kid and Zindel's Pigman and Me."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
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