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Title Who was Maya Angelou? /
by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by Dede Putra.
Author Labrecque, Ellen, author. (2)
Putra, Dede (Illustrator), illustrator. (1)
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, New York, New York
Published [2016]
ISBN 9780448488530 (paperback)
0448488531 (paperback)
9781484469378 (hardcover)
1484469372 (hardcover)
MARC No ocn908517648
Pages 105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 104).
Who was Maya Angelou? -- Momma -- A child with no voice -- The California years -- A big break -- Becoming a writer -- Civil rights activist -- Home away from home -- Becoming a famous writer -- A hero to us all -- Timelines. Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able to lift herself out of her situation and flourish. She moved to California and became the first black and first female streetcar operator before following her interest in dance. She became a professional performer in her twenties and toured...
Subject Angelou, Maya Juvenile literature. (1)
African American women authors Biography Juvenile literature. (1)
African American women civil rights workers Biography Juvenile literature. (1)
Authors, American 20th century Biography Juvenile literature. (1)
Angelou, Maya. (1)
Authors, American 20th century Biography. (9)
African American women authors. (1)
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Literary. (2)
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women. (2)
JUVENILE NONFICTION People & Places United States African American. (1)
Women authors Biography. (3)
Biography. (20)
Juvenile works. (18)
Biographies. (49)
Series Who was (1)
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