Juvenile book author Walter Dean Myers writes stories troubled teens can identify with. He knows their world because he once was one of them.
The 88-book list published by the Library of Congress includes titles like 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'Little Women.'
Mexico is increasingly speaking as a world leader as it shed its image as the 'Greece of the '80s and '90s,' when it suffered excruciating debt and monetary crises.
The writer is the first African-American poet laureate in almost a decade and the first Southern writer since Robert Penn Warren was appointed in 1986.