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Title:
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Annotation:
The author tells of her painful childhood and adolescence, of her growth out of a childhood fantasy that she was an enchanted white girl, and of her self-acceptance.
Copyright:
2002
Original Copyright:
1969
Translator:
Author:
Maya Angelou
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Biography/Autobiography
  • Nonfiction
Classification:
Classic
Culture:
Black/African American
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
History/Social Science
History/Social Science Standards:
HSS 11.8
Award:
Outstanding Books for the College Bound
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