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 classi
Author Maya Angelou
Publisher Random House Publishing Group
Published Date 2010-07-21
ISBN 030747772X 9780307477729
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cortney_k shared a tip "I read this book in high school and read it again as an adult! Highly recommended!"
amzette_auld shared a tip "It’s so much better to listen to hear read her books! She’s always been my hero, since I was a little girl!"
celticgirl shared a tip "Her story from tragedy to triumph and finding love and strength. An universal story with a unique power."
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sherri_fuller shared a tip "Changed my life!!!"
bee_spirit shared a tip "A classic memoir that is educational, sad, and inspiring."
camille_5432 shared a tip "Definitely! It’s such a beautiful story yet heartbreaking at the same time. Worth the read"
bettina_jones shared a tip "Classic book"
karina_robbins shared a tip "Yes, definitely"
blatz shared a tip "No sorry. Read this years ago and simply entered it for the algorithm. Excellent book."
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nadia_klepfer shared a tip "This was such a huge impact on me in 9th grade. 24 years later and I still remember how amazing this was."
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liz_guerrero shared a tip "Listen to the audiobook read by the author"
tiffanie_sauer shared a tip "The way she wrote about her parents and brother. The way she writes in general is unlike anyone else!"
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