NEWS: Walter Dean Myers named U.S. national ambassador for young people’s literature

Juan Arredondo for The New York Times

Congratulations to poet and author Walter Dean Myers on being named U.S. national ambassador for young people’s literature by the Children’s Book Council. The New York Times profiles Myers today (click here).

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3 thoughts on “NEWS: Walter Dean Myers named U.S. national ambassador for young people’s literature

  1. Very happy news! I heard Mr.Myers speak last summer for the first time. He is so enthusiastic about children’s literature and a willing mentor to young writers. I believe he will make a wonderful ambassador.

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