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Valerie Spain

Meet Maya Angelou

Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers Oct. 28, 2003) , Reprint edition
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.
Landmark Books
0375824650 / 9780375824654
2.4 oz.
5.2 x 0.3 in.

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