Walter Dean Myers
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Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author who has garnered much respect and admiration for his fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for young people. Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for children. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his family.

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    • Monster

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 493
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500

    Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I can make my own movie. The film will be the story of my life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This story is worth the time to listen.

    • By Karen on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Fallen Angels

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    In the late 1960s, Richie Perry is growing up fast on the battlefields of Vietnam. But in the war-torn jungle, every moment is a struggle to survive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Found it

    • By Anonymous User on 10-08-18

    Regular price: $21.52

    • The Glory Field

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: Ezra Knight
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers' best-selling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of Sunrise Over Falluja in hardcover....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Glory Field

    • By katie s keller on 01-22-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Malcolm X

    • By Any Means Necessary
    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    As a 14-year-old he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student. At 16 he was hustling tips at a Boston nightclub. At 20 "Detroit Red" was in prison....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good introduction to Malcolm X

    • By Don on 03-15-13

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Bad Boy

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: Joe Morton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Into a memoir that is gripping, funny, heartbreaking, and unforgettable, Walter Dean Myers richly weaves the details of his Harlem childhood in the 1940s and 1950s....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tough times

    • By Megan on 01-30-12

    Regular price: $17.10

    • Sunrise Over Fallujah

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    Acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers presents a compelling novel that looks at America's occupation of Iraq through the eyes of those who live it first hand....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, moving account of soldiers' lives.

    • By Stanley on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $26.43

    • Dope Sick

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    At a young age, Lil J. Skin started stealing pain pills from his mom whenever he started to feel stressed - but now he's graduated to the big leagues....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cool story bro

    • By Edward on 02-01-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Flying Lessons & Other Stories

    • By: Ellen Oh - editor
    • Narrated by: Ellen Oh, Kwame Alexander, Meg Medina, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology celebrates the uniqueness and universality in us all....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is a GEM of great worth.

    • By Joyce H. on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Somewhere in the Darkness

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Jimmy hasn't seen his father in nine years. But one day he comes back - on the run from the law. Together, the two of them travel across the country....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FIRST AUDIBLE BOOK

    • By Callie on 04-25-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Greatest

    • Muhammad Ali
    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Rising from poverty-stricken Louisville in the 1950s, Muhammad Ali became one of the world's greatest athletes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Knock out life!

    • By Matt Gerchow on 07-13-15

    Regular price: $13.99

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