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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.   Sent by...
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
A Song Flung Up to Heaven
by Maya Angelou
The culmination of a unique achievement in modern American literature: the six volumes of autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings . A Song Flung Up to Heaven opens as Maya Angelou returns from Africa to the United States to work with Malcolm X. But first she has to...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women
by Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou, the bestselling author of On the Pulse of Morning, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, and other lavishly praised works, is considered one of America's finest poets. Here, four of her most highly acclaimed poems are assembled in a beautiful gift edition that provides a feast for the eyes as well as the heart. (Poetry)...
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Categories: Poetry
Letter to My Daughter
by Maya Angelou
For a world of devoted readers, a much-awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best-loved writers. Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou’s path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou (Modern Library)
by Maya Angelou
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER •  Maya Angelou’s classic memoirs have had an enduring impact on American literature and culture. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters . This Modern Library edition contains I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Gather Together in My Name...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
The Heart of a Woman
by Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou has fascinated, moved, and inspired  countless readers with the first three volumes of  her autobiography, one of the most remarkable  personal narratives of our age. Now, in her fourth  volume, The Heart of a Woman , her  turbulent life breaks wide open with joy as the  singer-dancer enters the razzle-dazzle of...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
The Complete Poetry
by Maya Angelou
Throughout her illustrious career in letters, Maya Angelou gifted, healed, and inspired the world with her words. Now the beauty and spirit of those words live on in this new and complete collection of poetry that reflects and honors the writer’s remarkable life.   Every poetic phrase, every poignant verse can be found within the...
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Categories: Poetry
Mom & Me & Mom
by Maya Angelou
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  • Book club pick for Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf • A moving memoir about the legendary author’s relationship with her mother The story of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies. But now, at last, the legendary author shares the...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
by Maya Angelou
Wisdom from a remarkable woman of many talents--a writer who captured America's heart on Inauguration Day. From the Hardcover edition.
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality
Gather Together in My Name
by Maya Angelou
In this incredible second book in a series of autobiographies, the poet, still in her teens, gives birth to a son, tries to keep a job, falls in love, dances, falls out of love, chases after her kidnapped baby, and goes to work in a house of prostitution thinking she is helping the man she loves. From the Hardcover edition.
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
I Shall Not Be Moved: Poems
by Maya Angelou
The best selling author presents a new collection of poems. This new volume of poetry captures the pain and triumph of being black and speaks out about history, heartbreak and love. From the Hardcover edition.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Memoirs; Poetry
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
by Maya Angelou
Lyrical and cadent, dramatic and sometimes playful, these poems speak of love, longing, parting; of freedom and shattered dreams; of Saturday-night partying and the smells and sounds of Southern cities.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Poetry
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
by Maya Angelou
In 1962 the poet, musician, and performer Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" inspired by the promise of pan-Africanism. All God's Children Need Walking Shoes is her lyrical and acutely perceptive exploration of what it means to be an African American...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Social Sciences
Maya's World: Mikale of Hawaii (Pictureback(R))
by Maya Angelou
MIKALE LIVES IN OAHU—one of the beautiful Hawaiian islands, surrounded by water. He also happens to be afraid of the ocean! Luckily, his uncle and a little pet fish teach Mikale something about having confidence in your abilities.
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Great Food, All Day Long: Cook Splendidly, Eat Smart
by Maya Angelou
“At one time, I described myself as a cook, a driver, and a writer. I no longer drive, but I do still write and I do still cook. And having reached the delicious age of eighty-one, I realize that I have been feeding other people and eating for a long time. I have been cooking nearly all my life, so I have developed some...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Regional & International Cooking; Special Diet Cooking
Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem
by Maya Angelou
In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Read by the poet at the...
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Categories: Poetry
Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer
by Maya Angelou
Grace, dignity, and eloquence have long been hallmarks of Maya Angelou’s poetry. Her measured verses have stirred our souls, energized our minds, and healed our hearts. Whether offering hope in the darkest of nights or expressing sincere joy at the extraordinariness of the everyday, Maya Angelou has served as our common voice....
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Categories: Poetry
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well: Poems
by Maya Angelou
This collection of thirty-six poems is, once again, eloquent evidence of Maya Angelou's continuing celebration of life: Here are poems of love and memory; poems of racial confrontation; songs of the street and songs from the heart.
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Categories: Poetry
Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas
by Maya Angelou
In this third self-contained volume of her autobiography, which began with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou moves into the adult world, and the white world as well, as she marries, enters show business, and tours Europe and Africa in Porgy and Bess. As the book opens, Maya, in order to support herself and her young son...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me
by Maya Angelou
Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written a cookbook, Hallelujah! The Welcome Table; five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be...
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Categories: Poetry
Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes
by Maya Angelou
Throughout Maya Angelou’s life, from her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas, to her world travels as a bestselling writer, good food has played a central role. Preparing and enjoying homemade meals provides a sense of purpose and calm, accomplishment and connection. Now in Hallelujah! The Welcome Table, Angelou shares memories pithy and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Bestsellers; Memoirs; Regional & International Cooking
Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem
by Maya Angelou
In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Read by the poet at the...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Maya's World: Angelina of Italy (Pictureback(R))
by Maya Angelou
ANGELINA LOVES PIZZA. So much so that when she hears that there is a Leaning Tower of Pisa , and mistakenly thinks it’s made of pizzas , she is so distressed that she must go see it for herself!
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Maya's World: Renee Marie of France (Pictureback(R))
by Maya Angelou
A TALL GIRL who is afraid of heights? When Renée Marie's class takes a trip to the Eiffel Tower, she would much rather stay with her feet on the ground than go up to the top!
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie: Poems
by Maya Angelou
Another remarkable collection of poetry from one of America's masters of the medium. The first part gathers together poems of love and nostalgic memory, while Part II portrays confrontations inherent in a racist society.
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Categories: Poetry
Maya's World: Izak of Lapland (Pictureback(R))
by Maya Angelou
IZAK LOVES REINDEER. Which is good, since he comes from a family of reindeer herders and even has a pet reindeer, named Totti! It is up to Izak to teach his little brother all about responsibility.
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Categories: All Children's Lit
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Bloom's Guides)
by Harold Bloom
Maya Angelou's unforgettable autobiography, nominated for the National Book Award in 1969, recounts her struggle as a young black woman to overcome obstacles and realize her dreams. A meditation on themes of empowerment and self-actualization, it has emerged as a modern classic. This new collection of concise critical excerpts features...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
And Still I Rise: A Book of Poems
by Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou’s unforgettable collection of poetry lends its name to the documentary film about her life, And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters .   Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I...
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Categories: Poetry
Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
by Maya Angelou
“Words mean more than what is set down on paper,” Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings . Indeed, Angelou’s words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through a long and prolific career in letters, she became one of the most celebrated voices...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (MAXNotes Literature Guides)
by Dr. Anita Price Davis Ed.D.
REA's MAXnotes for Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to...
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Education & Reference
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