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I know why the caged bird sings

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Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.7 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
1010L
Description
A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the dignity and courage of black men and women, Angelou paints a sometimes disquieting, but always affecting picture of the people--and the times--that touched her life.
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ISBN:
9780345514400
9780679451730
9780394429861
9781615879229
9780812980028
055338001
9780553279375
9780553139044
9781588369253
9780307879400
9781448793877
9780375507892
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.7, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
1010L
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Grouped Work ID 5d9c6329-861a-5cd7-4915-c14f1d7fb288
Grouping Title i know why the caged bird sings
Grouping Author angelou maya
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-16 09:52:05AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-16 09:53:05AM

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author Angelou, Maya.
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display_description The author and poet recalls the anguish of her childhood in Arkansas and her adolescence in northern slums. "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 their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mother's side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her ageand has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns that love for herself, the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors ("I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare") will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read."--Publisher's description.
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subject_facet African American authors -- Biography, African American authors -- Biography -- History and criticism, African American families -- Arkansas, African American women authors -- 20th century -- Biography, African American women authors -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography, Afro-American. -- Dancers, Angelou, Maya, Angelou, Maya -- Biography, Angelou, Maya -- Childhood and youth, Angelou, Maya -- Contributions in autobiography, Angelou, Maya -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas, Angelou, Maya. -- Biography, Angelou, Maya. -- Childhood and youth, Angelou, Maya. -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas, Angelou, Maya. -- I know why the caged bird sings, Arkansas -- Intellectual life -- 20th century, Arkansas -- Social life and customs, Audiobooks, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Authors, American -- Biography -- History and criticism, Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Arkansas, Authors, American -- Homes and haunts. -- Arkansas, Autobiography, Coretta Scott King Award, Entertainers -- United States -- Biography, Women entertainers -- Biography -- History and criticism
title_display I know why the caged bird sings
title_full I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou, I know why the caged bird sings / by Maya Angelou, I know why the caged bird sings [sound recording] / Maya Angelou
title_short I know why the caged bird sings
title_sub
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, African American authors, African American families, African American women authors, African Americans, Afro-American, Angelou, Maya, Audiobooks, Authors, American, Autobiography, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Childhood and youth, Contributions in autobiography, Coretta Scott King Award, Dancers, Entertainers, History and criticism, Homes and haunts, Intellectual life, Nonfiction, Social life and customs, Women entertainers