I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings (and Everything Maya Angelo…Abuse, Healing, Strong Woman) (Autobiographical)

I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou. Need I say more. An inspiration to all women! Still I Rise. That has been in my head ever since I first read Angelou’s work. You can’t release your own poetic life until you’ve studied the best. Angelou is one of the best. Surviving abuse and proving to all of us women that there is still a place for us. Still I rise. And so will you!

Angelou’s work has inspired my entire journey…particular books 7 and 11.

[Included Here: Book Edition Links: Hardcover, Paperback and Kindle; CD/Mp3 Links: Audio Book and Music; Teacher/Student Guide Links; Movie/Documentary Links; Additional Reads Links; Inspirational Gifts Links; and Non-English Book Edition Links.]

About: (Borrowed from Amazon.): Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local powhitetrash. At eight years old and back at her mother’s side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age—and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns that love for herself, the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors (I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare) will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read.

Book Editions:





Been Found (CD)

Caged Bird Songs (Digital)

The Maya Angelou Autobiographies: Six BBC Radio 4 dramatisations (Audio Book, Unabridged) (CD)

Teacher/Student Guides:

Cliff Notes

MAXNotes Literature Guides (Kindle)

Study Guide (Novels for Students)

Study Guide (Novels for Students) (Kindle)

Spark Notes

Spark Notes (Kindle)

Summary & Study Guide

Summary & Study Guide (Kindle)


American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (Amazon Prime)

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (DVD)

Down in the Delta (Amazon Prime)

Great Speeches Should Be Remembered Maya Angelou (Amazon Prime)

The Power of the Heart (Amazon Prime)

Additional Reads:

A Song Flung Up to Heaven (Hardcover)

All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes (Paperback)

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem (Paperback)

And Still I Rise: A Book of Poems (Hardcover)

Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer (Hardcover)

Even the Stars Look Lonesome (Hardcover)

Gather Together in My Name (Paperback)

God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (Paperback)

Great Food, All Day Long: Cook Splendidly, Eat Smart: A Cookbook (Hardcover)

Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes (Hardcover)

His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute (Hardcover)

I Shall Not Be Moved (Paperback)

Letter to My Daughter (Hardcover)

Letter to My Daughter (Paperback)

Letter to My Daughter (Kindle)

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition) (Hardcover)

Maya Angelou: Poems (Paperback)

Mom & Me & Mom (Hardcover)

Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me (Hardcover)

My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me (Paperback)

Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women (Hardcover)

Pocket Maya Angelou Wisdom: Inspirational Quotes and Wise Words from a Legendary Icon (Hardcover)

Poems: Maya Angelou (Paperback)

Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou (Hardcover)

Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas (Paperback)

The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou (Hardcover)

The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou (Kindle)

The Complete Poetry (Hardcover)

The Complete Poetry (Kindle)

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (Hardcover)

The Heart of a Woman (Paperback)

The Heart of a Woman (Kindle)

The Seat of the Soul: 25th Anniversary Edition (Audio Book, Unabridged)

Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now (Paperback)

Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now (Kindle)

By Other Authors:

Essence Maya Angelou: Her Phenomenal Life & Poetic Journey (Hardcover)

Maya Angelou (Hardcover)

Maya Angelou: 365 Selected Quotes on Love, Truth, and Happiness (Paperback, Large Print)

Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration (Hardcover)

Maya Angelou: Adventurous Spirit (Hardcover)

Maya Angelou (Black Americans of Achievement) (Library Binding)

Maya Angelou: Journey of the Heart (Rainbow Biography) (Paperback)

Maya Angelou’s Celebration of Words: 1001 Expressions of an Uncaged Bird (Paperback)

Poetry for Young People: Maya Angelou (Hardcover)

Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou (Hardcover)

Still I Rise: The Biography of Maya Angelou (True Story Books for Kids & Teens Book 9) (Kindle)

The Phenomenal Woman Poetry Anthology: Collection of Poems in Honour of Dr. Maya Angelou (Paperback)

The Very Best of Maya Angelou: The Voice of Inspiration (Paperback)

Who Was Maya Angelou? (Paperback)

Inspirational Gifts:

(Accessories) Be Present In All Things Maya Angelou Quote Square Pendant Necklace

(Accessories) You Can’t Use Up Creativity. The More You Use, The More You Have. – Maya Angelou (Small Magnetic Bumper Sticker/Decal Magnet) (5″ X 1.25″)

(Books) Maya Angelou: I Know WHY the Caged Bird Sings, a Signed Edition (Leather Bound)

(Books) Maya Angelou-4 Vol. Boxed Set (Paperback)

(Home Decor) I’ve learned that people will forget…
Maya Angelou Quote
(Inspirational Wall Art Print Typography – 8×10 Unframed Photo)

(Home Decor) I’ve Learned That People Forget Said Did Feel… Maya Angelou Quote (Premium Wall Decal Vinyl Sticker (27×18)| Easy Install Safe on Walls | One Piece with Transfer Tape Included)

(Journals) And Still I Rise: Journal book (6 x 9 inch lined pages) (Paperback)

(Journals) Be Present in all things, and Thankful for all things A Maya Angelou Quoted Gratitude Journal for a Happier Life (Paperback)

(Kitchen Ware) If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be Maya Angelou quote (11 oz mug)

Non-English Book Editions:

Yo sé por qué canta el pájaro enjaulado (Spanish) (Paperback)

Citations de Maya Angelou: Les 270+ Plus Belles Citations de Maya Angelou (French) (Kindle)

Eu sei por que o pássaro canta na gaiola: Autobiografia de Maya Angelou (Portuguese) (Kindle)

Frases De Maya Angelou: Las 265+ mejores frases de Maya Angelou (Spanish) (Kindle)

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