Reading Rockets Interview With Walter Dean Myers

To celebrate Black History Month, check out this interview https://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/myersw with Walter Deans Myers that explores the importance of sharing the urban African American experience. Many of his works focus on his own experiences as a teenager and advocate for the necessity of reading and lifelong education. Here are a few books by Walter Dean Myers that focus on important individuals and times in Black history.

 

I’ve Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 


Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly

 


Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told

 


Blues Journey

 


We Are America: A Tribute From the Heart

 


Harlem

 


Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom

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