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The yellow house —Broom, Sarah M., author.
Book
2019
2 available of 8 items

"Sarah M. Broom's [memoir] The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle ag...

Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.
Book
2016
2 available of 5 items

"Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to becom...

Who was Maya Angelou? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.
Book
2016
0 available of 2 items

Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able t...

Maya Angelou : a glorious celebration —Gillespie, Marcia.
Book
2008
7 available of 7 items

An unusual and irresistible look at Maya Angelou's life as well as her myriad interests and accomplishments by the people who know her best--her longtime friends Marcia Ann Gillespie and Richard Long, and her niece Rosa ...

Fire!! the Zora Neale Hurston story —Bagge, Peter, author, illustrator.
Graphic Novel
2017
5 available of 6 items

"Peter Bagge has defied the expectations of the comics industry by changing gears from his famous slacker hero Buddy Bradley to documenting the life and times of historical 20th century trailblazers. If Bagge had not alr...

A song flung up to heaven —Angelou, Maya.
Book
2002
9 available of 9 items

A song flung up to heaven —Angelou, Maya.
Large Print
2002
5 available of 5 items

Brown girl dreaming —Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
Book
2014
12 available of 17 items

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she...

Wounds of passion : a writing life —Hooks, Bell.
Book
1997
0 available of 1 items

Men we reaped : a memoir —Ward, Jesmyn.
Book
2013
2 available of 3 items

Maya : my first Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.
Book
2018
1 available of 1 items

"Introduce your little one to the powerful writer and speaker. Told in simple sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read aloud to little dreamers." - pages [4] of cover.

Maya Angelou and still I rise
DVD
2017
5 available of 5 items

Examines the life and legacy of African American poet, memoirist, and civil rights worker Maya Angelou, from her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to the recitation of her inaugur...

I know why the caged bird sings —Angelou, Maya.
Kit
2008
0 available of 1 items

Ordinary hazards : a memoir —Grimes, Nikki, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 7 items

Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she t...

The dragons, the giant, the women : a memoir —Moore, Wayétu, author.
Book
2020
3 available of 5 items

"When Wayétu Moore turns five years old, her father and grandmother throw her a big birthday party at their home in Monrovia, Liberia, but all she can think about is how much she misses her mother, who is working and st...

Brown girl dreaming —Woodson, Jacqueline.
Book On CD
2014
1 available of 1 items

Stories of the author's childhood from the '60s and '70s told in prose.

My journey with Maya —Smiley, Tavis, 1964-
Book
2015
3 available of 3 items

Tavis Smiley recounts the story of his friendship with Maya Angelou. Tavis Smiley and Maya Angelou met in 1986, when he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight. For the next twenty-eight years, Angelou was a teacher and a...

The yellow house —Broom, Sarah M., author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"A book of great ambition, Sarah M. Broom's The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mot...

Maya Angelou —Shuker, Nancy.
Book
1 available of 1 items

Portrays the life of the poet, musician, and actress, focusing on her struggles as a woman, as a mother, and as an artist.

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