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Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Heart of a Woman, she wrote numerous volumes of poetry, among them Phenomenal Woman, And Still I Rise, On the Pulse of Morning, and Mother. Maya Angelou died in 2014.


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Amazing Peace
Written by Maya Angelou
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Celebrate Christmas with the joyous poetry of the incomparable Maya Angelou.

Angelou’s beautiful, moving, and beloved poem, which she first read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, now comes alive as a fully illustrated children’s book, celebrating the promise of peace in the holiday season. In this simple story, a... Read More
 





Amazing Peace
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
eBook

In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.”

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Maya's World: Angelina of Italy
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
eBook

ANGELINA LOVES PIZZA. So much so that when she hears that there is a Leaning Tower of Pisa, and mistakenly thinks it’s made of pizzas, she is so distressed that she must go see it for herself! Read More
 





Maya's World: Izak of Lapland
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
eBook

IZAK LOVES REINDEER. Which is good, since he comes from a family of reindeer herders and even has a pet reindeer, named Totti! It is up to Izak to teach his little brother all about responsibility. Read More
 





Maya's World: Mikale of Hawaii
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
eBook

MIKALE LIVES IN OAHU—one of the beautiful Hawaiian islands, surrounded by water. He also happens to be afraid of the ocean! Luckily, his uncle and a little pet fish teach Mikale something about having confidence in your abilities. Read More
 





Maya's World: Renee Marie of France
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
eBook

A TALL GIRL who is afraid of heights? When Renée Marie's class takes a trip to the Eiffel Tower, she would much rather stay with her feet on the ground than go up to the top! Read More
 





My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Margaret Courtney-Clarke
Trade Paperback

Full color photographs. "Hello, Stranger-Friend" begins Maya Angelou's story about Thandi, a South African Ndebele girl, her mischievous brother, her beloved chicken, and the astonishing mural art produced by the women of her tribe.  With never-before-seen photographs of the very private Ndebele women and their paintings, this unique book shows the passing... Read More
 

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