Five-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Walter Dean Myers was the acclaimed author of a wide variety of nonfiction and fiction for young people. His nonfiction includes We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart; Now Is Your Time!: The African-American Struggle for Freedom; I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Malcom X: A Fire Burning Brightly; and Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam, a Jane Addams Children's Book Award winner. His illustrious list of young adult novels includes Darius & Twig; All the Right Stuff; Lockdown; Dope Sick; Autobiography of My Dead Brother; New York Times bestseller Monster, the first winner of the Michael L. Printz Award; and many more. He was a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and an inaugural NYC Literary Honoree.
This book is very realistic and well-written. It is full of emotion, and, at times, had me afraid for the main character Tippy. Read morePublished on July 25, 2011 by Book Worm Mom
I am a member of Southwood Book Club and this book was discuss in June 2003 This was the best book ever and last book of the Book Club for this year. Read morePublished on October 22, 2005
Hi my name is Alvin Fortson and I read the book It Ain't All For Nothing. I think this story is very good because in the story they do things that people do in everyday life and... Read morePublished on May 6, 2005
(...) I read this book in my Language class. I disagree with this student, because they didn't know how old Tippy was. He was 12 YEARS OLD. Read morePublished on May 6, 2005 by Nova Saulli