I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
This poignant memoir follows Maya and her brother as they are sent to live with their grandmother in a small Southern town, facing abandonment and prejudice. After a traumatic incident and years of struggle, Maya learns to liberate herself through self-love, the support of others, and great literature. Poetic and powerful, this book is a timeless standout in the genre of memoir.
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