Rainbow in the cloud: the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2014.
Language:
English
Description
"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 of our time. Now, in this collection of sage advice, humorous quips, and pointed observations culled from the author's great works, including The Heart of a Woman, On the Pulse of Morning, Gather Together in My Name, and Letter to My Daughter, Maya Angelou's spirit endures. Rainbow in the Cloud offers resonant and rewarding quotes on such topics as creativity and culture, family and community, equality and race, values and spirituality, parenting and relationships. Perhaps most special, Maya Angelou's only son, Guy Johnson, has contributed some of his mother's most powerful sayings, shared directly with him and the members of their family. A treasured keepsake as well as a beautiful tribute to a woman who touched so many, Rainbow in the Cloud reminds us that "If one has courage, nothing can dim the light which shines from within." From the Hardcover edition.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780812996456
9780812996463
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 402874cc-419d-5f02-4730-ae8bb23be953
Grouping Title rainbow in the cloud the wisdom and spirit of maya angelou
Grouping Author angelou maya
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-20 23:34:33PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-21 00:37:11AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Angelou, Maya.
author_display Angelou, Maya
available_at_school Maplewood High
collection_school Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school Maplewood High - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description "Since the publication of her first autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou has been celebrated as one of America's most important writers. A National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee, she lent her signature voice to countless works of literature, her words indelibly imprinted on the hearts of millions. Inspired by the woman who has inspired us all, Rainbow in the Cloud offers more than 200 of Dr. Angelou's most pivotal quotes, organized in themed sections (including America, Love, and Womanhood)--from sage advice and beautiful stanzas to humorous quips and pointed observations--drawn from each of her published works and from her celebrated (and much shared) social media posts. This collection also features special words of wisdom she shared often with her family, handpicked by her son, Guy Johnson"--
format_category_school Books, eBook
format_school Book, eBook
id 402874cc-419d-5f02-4730-ae8bb23be953
isbn 9780812996456, 9780812996463
item_details ils:CARL0000448602|35192046556753|Southeast - Adult Non-Fiction|818.5409 A584r|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000448602|35192046628057|Bordeaux - Adult Non-Fiction|818.5409 A584r|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BX||, ils:CARL0000448602|35192046628065|Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction|818.5409 A584r|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000448602|35192046628073|Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction|818.5409 A584r|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000448602|35192046628099|North - Adult Non-Fiction|818.5409 A584r|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NO||, ils:CARL0000448602|35192046628115|Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction|818.5409 A584r|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000448602|FF00130036|Maplewood High - Teen Non-Fiction|818.54 ANG|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6E550||, overdrive:102da5e8-6df9-440f-a8d7-27a9eed30244|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_school , Book
last_indexed 2018-09-21T05:37:11.94Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 818.54 ANG
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Maplewood High
primary_isbn 9780812996456
publishDate 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000448602|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Random House,|2014.|112 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 21 cm., overdrive:102da5e8-6df9-440f-a8d7-27a9eed30244|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2014|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:102da5e8-6df9-440f-a8d7-27a9eed30244 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000448602 35192046628073 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000448602 35192046628099 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000448602 FF00130036 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000448602 35192046628115 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000448602 35192046628065 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000448602 35192046556753 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000448602 35192046628057 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
subject_facet Angelou, Maya -- Quotations, Quotations, American
title_display Rainbow in the cloud : the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou
title_full Rainbow in the Cloud The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou, Rainbow in the cloud : the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou / [Maya Angelou]
title_short Rainbow in the cloud :
title_sub the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, Angelou, Maya, Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Performing Arts, Quotations, American