How Walter Dean Myers Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Walter Dean Myers reached the respectable age of 76 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Young Adult Author.

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 live intimately with my characters before starting a book. I cut out pictures of them for my wall. I do time lines for each major character and a time line for the entire novel: What is going on in the world as my characters struggle with their problems?

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As a writer, I absorb stories, allow them to churn within my own head and heart – often for years – until I find a way of telling them that fits both my time and temperament.

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As a child I wanted to be a professional athlete or lawyer.

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We all know we should eat right and we should exercise, but reading is treated as if it’s this wonderful adjunct.

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We need to tell kids flat out: reading is not optional.

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