Walter Dean Myers Award Winners

The Walter Dean Myers Award, also known as “The Walter,” is named for prolific children’s and young adult author Walter Dean Myers (1937 – 2014). Myer ...more

Winners

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking U...

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4.08 avg rating — 16,551 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award (2020)
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The Poet X

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4.42 avg rating — 55,044 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award (2019)
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March: Book Three (March, #3)

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4.65 avg rating — 14,214 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award (2017)
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All American Boys

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4.32 avg rating — 27,935 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award (2016)
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nominees

They Call Me Güero: A Borde...

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4.07 avg rating — 1,012 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award Nominee for Younger Readers (2019)
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If I Was Your Girl

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Walter Dean Myers Award Nominee for Honorable Mention (2017)
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Enchanted Air: Two Cultures...

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4.06 avg rating — 2,559 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award Nominee for Honor Book (2016)
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3.89 avg rating — 2,550 ratings
Walter Dean Myers Award Nominee for Honor Book (2016)
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