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The Resource Who was Maya Angelou?, by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by Dede Putra

Who was Maya Angelou?, by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by Dede Putra

Label
Who was Maya Angelou?
Title
Who was Maya Angelou?
Statement of responsibility
by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by Dede Putra
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 to lift herself out of her situationand flourish. She moved to California and became the first black and first female streetcar operator before following her interest in dance. She became a professional performer in her twenties and toured the U.S. and Europe as an opera star and calypso dancer. But Angelou's writing became her defining talent. Her poems and books, including "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," brought her international acclaim
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Labrecque, Ellen
Dewey number
  • 818/.5409
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Putra, Dede
Series statement
Who was
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angelou, Maya
  • African American women authors
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • Authors, American
  • Angelou, Maya
  • African American women authors
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • Authors, American
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Who was Maya Angelou?, by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by Dede Putra
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 104)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Who was Maya Angelou? -- Momma -- A child with no voice -- The California years -- A big break -- Becoming a writer -- Civil rights activist -- Home away from home -- Becoming a famous writer -- A hero to us all -- Timelines
Control code
BK0017052312
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780448488530
Lccn
2016930739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Who was Maya Angelou?, by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by Dede Putra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 104)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Who was Maya Angelou? -- Momma -- A child with no voice -- The California years -- A big break -- Becoming a writer -- Civil rights activist -- Home away from home -- Becoming a famous writer -- A hero to us all -- Timelines
Control code
BK0017052312
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780448488530
Lccn
2016930739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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