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International Summit of the Book: "Reading is Not an Option" with Walter Dean Myers, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014)

About the Program

From the International Summit of the Book, a discussion entitled, "Reading is Not an Option" with Walter Dean Myers, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, and John Cole, Director of the Library of Congress' Center for the Book.  The International Summit of the Book is hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

About the Authors

Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014)

Walter Dean Myers was the author of numerous young adult novels, including "Monster," a finalist for the National Book Award.  He passed away July 1, 2014.  For more information, visit walterdeanmyers.net.


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International Summit of the Book: "Reading is Not an Option" with Walter Dean Myers, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, December 30th at 12am (ET)
  • Saturday, December 29th at 1pm (ET)
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