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    Antarctica

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    Antarctica : journeys to the South Pole

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

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    Monster

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    Monster

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

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    The greatest

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    Ali

    The greatest : Muhammad Ali

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

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    At her majesty's request

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    Bonetta

    At her majesty's request : an African princess in Victorian England

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Biography of the African princess saved from execution and taken to England where Queen Victoria oversaw her upbringing and where she lived for a time before marrying an African missionary.

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    Bad boy

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    Myers

    Bad boy : a memoir

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

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    145th Street

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    Mye

    145th Street : short stories

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem.

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    Autobiography of my dead brother

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    Autobiography of my dead brother

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Jesse uses his sketchbook and comic strips to make sense of his home in Harlem and the loss of a close friendship.

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    The Beast

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    Mye

    The Beast

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A visit to his Harlem neighborhood and the discovery that the girl he loves is using drugs give sixteen-year-old Anthony Witherspoon a new perspective both on his home and on his life at a Connecticut prep school.

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    Darius & Twig

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    Darius & Twig

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    "Two best friends, a writer and a runner, deal with bullies, family issues, social pressures, and their quest for success coming out of Harlem"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Game

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    Mye

    Game

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then professional, basketball, he will have to improve at being coached and being a team player, especially after a new--white--student threatens to take the scouts' attention away from him.

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    Here in Harlem

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    Mye

    Here in Harlem : poems in many voices

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

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    Monster

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    Monster

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

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    The Mouse rap

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    Mye

    The Mouse rap

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    During an eventful summer in Harlem, fourteen-year-old Mouse and his friends fall in and out of love and search for a hidden treasure from the days of Al Capone.

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    Riot

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    Mye

    Riot

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against blacks and wealthy "swells" of New York City.

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    Scorpions

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    Scorpions

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs.

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    Shooter

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    Shooter

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Written in the form of interviews, reports, and journal entries, the story of three troubled teenagers ends in a tragic school shooting.

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    Slam!

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    Slam!

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently.

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    Street love

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    Street love

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    This story told in free verse is set against a background of street gangs and poverty in Harlem in which seventeen-year-old African American Damien takes a bold step to ensure that he and his new love will not be separated.

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    Sunrise over Fallujah

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    Mye

    Sunrise over Fallujah

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.

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    Amistad

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    Amistad : a long road to freedom

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A history of the 1839 uprising of African captives aboard the slave ship Amistad, telling of their three-year imprisonment in the United States and their eventual acquittal by the Supreme Court.

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    Angel to angel

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    811
    MYE

    Angel to angel : a mother's gift of love

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    An illustrated collection of poems about African American children and their mothers.

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    Brown angels

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    Brown angels : an album of pictures and verse

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A collection of poems, accompanied by photographs, about African-American children living around the turn of the century.

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    Harlem

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    Harlem : a poem

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem.

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    Jazz

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    811
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    Jazz

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A collection of illustrated poems that celebrate the roots and various styles of jazz music, such as ragtime, bebop, and swing.

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    Frederick Douglass

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    DOUGLASS

    Frederick Douglass : the lion who wrote history

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

    A picture book that chronicles the life of African-American social reformer Frederick Douglass.

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    I've seen the promised land

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    KIN

    I've seen the promised land : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Malcolm X

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    Malcolm X : a fire burning brightly

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Text and pictures describe the life and ideas of the Black Muslim leader Malcolm X.

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    Malcolm X

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    The journal of Biddy Owens

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    DEA

    The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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    The journal of Joshua Loper

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    DEA

    The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss.

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    The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins

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    DEA

    The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins : a World War II soldier

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A seventeen-year-old soldier from central Virginia records his experiences in a journal as his regiment takes part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and subsequent battles to liberate France.

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    Darnell Rock reporting

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    Darnell Rock reporting

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Thirteen-year-old Darnell's twin sister and the other members of the Corner Crew have doubts about his work on the school newspaper, but the article he writes about a homeless man changes his attitude about school.

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    Patrol

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    MYE

    Patrol : an American soldier in Vietnam

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A frightened American soldier faces combat in the lush forests of Vietnam.

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    The blues of Flats Brown

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    MYE

    The blues of Flats Brown

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    To escape an abusive master, a junkyard dog named Flats runs away and makes a name for himself from Mississippi to New York City playing blues on his guitar.

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    Looking like me

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    MYE

    Looking like me

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.

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    Fallen angels

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    Mye

    Fallen angels

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.

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