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The Story of Maya Angelou: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers)

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The Story of Maya Angelou: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers)

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Discover the life of Maya Angelou—a story about courage for kids ages 6 to 9

Maya Angelou was an acclaimed author, poet, historian, singer and songwriter, playwright, director, and civil rights activist. Before she was known for her unique and pioneering autobiographical writing style, Maya was a young girl interested in the written word. From an early age she wrote essays, poetry, and kept a journal. She used her powerful voice to share her experiences and unite the world through her written words. Explore how Maya Angelou went from difficult childhood experiences to one of our most celebrated memoirists and poets of all-time.

  • Independent reading—This Maya Angelou biography is broken down into short chapters and simple language so kids 6 to 9 can read and learn on their own.
  • Critical thinking—Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Maya's life, find definitions of new words, discussion questions, and more.
  • A lasting legacy—Learn about how Maya inspired the world with both the beauty and the call to action of her words.


How will Maya's fight for civil rights inspire you?

Discover activists, artists, and athletes, and more from all across history with the rest of The Story Of series, including famous figures like: Sojourner Truth, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, Ruby Bridges, and Barack Obama.

TIFFANY OBENG is a lawyer and author of several children’s picture books, including Andrew Learns about Lawyers and Andrew Learns about Engineers, Spencer Knows Spring, and Scout’s Honor. Tiffany has always adored Dr. Angelou and even had the honor of hearing her speak in person.

ISBN: 9798886508222

ISBN-10: 9798886508222

Publisher: Rockridge Press

Publication Date: 04/04/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/04/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 64

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional