Malcolm X By Any Means Necessary

As a fourteenyearold, he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student. At sixteen, he was hustling tips at a Boston nightclub. In Harlem, he was known as...

The Legend of Tarik

After witnessing the annihilation of his people by El Muerte's legions, young Tarik undergoes the training which will enable him to destroy this fierce leader.

Guys Read: Pirate

Abdullah Syed Hari is fourteen years old. He loves his family and his friends. And he is a Somali pirate. A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Pirate

Abdullah Syed Hari is fourteen years old. He loves his family and his friends. And he is a Somali pirate. A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

An Interview With Walter Dean Myers on Magic Realism

Myers describes his process for gathering research, distilling information, and working with his editor to create powerful stories that engage young adult readers.

An Interview With Walter Dean Myers on the Writing Process

Myers describes his process for gathering research, distilling information, and working with his editor to create powerful stories that engage young adult readers.

Kick

For the very first time in his decades-long career writing for teens, acclaimed and beloved author Walter Dean Myers writes with a teen, Ross Workman.Kevin Johnson is thirteen...

A Star is Born

The Cruiser, the alternative newspaper published by Zander and his crew of middle school misfits, is alive and well. And now there's plenty to report on when LaShonda, one of the...

Checkmate

Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess seen through the eyes of a group of middle school kids whose self-published newspaper tells it like it is.Sidney...

An Interview With Walter Dean Myers on Where the Ideas Come From

Myers discusses the personal experiences he mines for his stories: life as a foster child, growing up in Harlem, a love of basketball, high school truancy, and his service in...

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