National Ambassador for Young People's Literature | Walter Dean Myers
“Reading Is Not Optional” — Walter Dean Myers

The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature raises national awareness of the importance of young people’s literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education and the development and betterment of the lives of young people.

Would Your School or Library Like an Event with the National Ambassador?

Walter Dean Myers will soon begin to schedule events for 2013. If you are interested in inviting him, please fill out the survey form.

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