Walter Dean Myers Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Walter Dean Myers died at age 76, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Young Adult Author Walter Dean Myers' death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

National Book Award-winning author of young adult novels, he iss best known for Fallen Angels, a book unique among others in its genre for its use of adult language and its realistic portrayal of war.

He was born in West Virginia and was raised in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. He later settled in New Jersey with his wife and child. His son, Christopher Myers, also became an illustrator and author.

How did Walter Dean Myers die?

Walter Dean Myers' death was caused by Pneumonia.

Information about the death of Walter Dean Myers
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death76 years
ProfessionYoung Adult Author
BirthdayAugust 12, 1937
Death dateJuly 1, 2014
Place of deathMount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, United States
Place of burialCedar Hill Cemetery Mill Hall, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, USA

Quotes

I would enjoy having dinner with the poet/playwright Derek Walcott.

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I write in a small office at home.

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I was teased if I brought my books home. I would take a paper bag to the library and put the books in the bag and bring them home. Not that I was that concerned about them teasing me – because I would hit them in a heartbeat. But I felt a little ashamed, having books.

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There is a crisis involving reading in certain communities.

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Thinking back to boyhood days, I remember the bright sun on Harlem streets, the easy rhythms of black and brown bodies, the sounds of children streaming in and out of red brick tenements.

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