by Maya Angelou


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Maya Angelou [RL 8 IL 7-12] At graduation, the young narrator comes to a surprising realization about what it means to be black. Themes: racial pride; facing prejudice. 42 pages. Tale Blazers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563127830
Publisher: Perfection Learning Corporation
Publication date: 09/01/1990
Pages: 42
Sales rank: 749,514
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights advocate best known for her seven autobiographies. Her first biography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, tells of her life up to age 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim. She published three books of essays, several collections of poems, and received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.


Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Date of Birth:

April 4, 1928

Place of Birth:

St. Louis, Missouri


High school in Atlanta and San Francisco

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