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Jan 01, 1998
| ISBN 9780140383591
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jan 01, 1998 | ISBN 9780140383591 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Poet, writer, activist, entertainer, professor: Maya Angelou is all of these. Her remarkable story includes a childhood trauma, a leading role in an opera, her activism in the civil rights movement, and her devotion to poetry, writing, and teaching to promote the cause of all African-Americans. Based in part on Maya’s autobiography, this is the inspiring story of an extraordinary woman.“Pettit makes [Angelou’s] stirring story accessible…while retaining a strong sense of Angelou’s personal voice. —Booklist
Jayne Pettit is the author of A Place to Hide: True Stories of Holocaust Rescues, Maya Angelou: Journey of the Heart, Jane Goodall: Pioneer Researcher, and Martin Luther King Jr.: A Man with a Dream.
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