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Meet Maya Angelou (Landmark Books)

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Synopsis:

Maya Angelou spent her childhood moving between two homes. She was often lonely, and when she was abused by her mother's boyfriend, sensitive Maya felt guilty and more alone than ever. But with time and a new friend, Maya began to share her thoughts and feelings with other people. Poet, playwright, actress, singer, and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou is a role model for women, African Americans, and all Americans. A sensitive yet accessible approach to difficult subjects as well as an introduction to a great figure in our recent history, this book is sure to motivate discussion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375824654
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Author:
Spain, Valerie
Subject:
Women
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Subject:
Entertainers
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
African American authors
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Landmark Books
Series Volume:
IREC 02-04E
Publication Date:
October 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.68x5.12x.25 in. .15 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Meet Maya Angelou (Landmark Books)
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Product details 96 pages Random House Books for Young Readers - English 9780375824654 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Maya Angelou spent her childhood moving between two homes. She was often lonely, and when she was abused by her mother's boyfriend, sensitive Maya felt guilty and more alone than ever. But with time and a new friend, Maya began to share her thoughts and feelings with other people. Poet, playwright, actress, singer, and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou is a role model for women, African Americans, and all Americans. A sensitive yet accessible approach to difficult subjects as well as an introduction to a great figure in our recent history, this book is sure to motivate discussion.
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