Reading Rockets Interview With Walter Dean Myers

To celebrate Black History Month, check out this interview 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




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

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