1 sound media player (ca. 5 hr.) : digital ; 9 x 6 cm. + 1 set of earphones + 1 AAA battery + 1 lanyard.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Originally released by Harper Children's Audio in 2001.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
Read by Joe Morton.
Children's author Walter Dean Myers describes his childhood in Harlem in the 1940s and 1950s, discussing his loving stepmother, his problems in school, his reasons for leaving home, and his beginnings as a writer.