Walter Dean Myers, Children's Author, Dies at 76

July 3, 2014 12:25 AM

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Walter Dean Myers, a best-selling and prolific children's author and tireless champion of literacy and education, has died. He was 76.

Myers, a longtime resident of Jersey City, New Jersey, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan after a brief illness, publisher HarperCollins announced.

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