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Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling author and a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and he has received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for his contribution to young adult literature. His picture books include patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam, I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly. Mr. Myers lives with his family in Jersey City, New Jersey.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.
Prisons -- Fiction.
Self-perception -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.