I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mothers side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her ageand has to live with the consequen...
2014-05-28T14:41:04.000ZAngel. #RIPMayaAngelou The first book I read as a teenager, "I know why the caged bird sings". Felt like we knew her – source
2020-06-03T14:16:45.000ZBooks to read📖: "WHY I'M NO LONGER TALKING TO WHITE PEOPLE ABOUT RACE" BY RENI EDDO-LODGE, "THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD" BY ZORA NEALE HURSTON. "THE HATE U GIVE" BY ANGIE THOMAS, "I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS" BY MAYA ANGELOU, "WHITE FRAGILITY" BY ROBIN DIANGELO, PHD – source
2017-12-24T14:29:49.000ZMy recommendations from last year. Would you like a list for 2018? #books – source
2019-02-06T05:15:56.000ZThe books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors. – source
2022-08-21T16:05:23.000ZWow. Such great books. More than half the books are on my favorites list... and I'm in the middle of reading "I know why the caged bird sings" - so worth the time. Desantis has brought FL to a new low. – source
2022-11-07T17:36:59.000ZMy favorite books (fiction & non) that have helped me understand #racialjustice: #Homegoing #YaaGyasi #TheLoveSongsofWEBDuBois @BlkLibraryGirl #IKnowWhyTheCagedbirdSings #MayaAngelou #Becoming @MichelleObama #TheWarmthOfOtherSuns @Isabelwilkerson #JustMercy #BryanStevenson – source