Discover the incredible life of Maya Angelou, the powerful speaker, writer, and civil rights activist. 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 become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers.
This inspiring book from the Little People, BIG DREAMS series features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the author's life.
There is also a simplified board book adaptation from this series, Maya: My First Maya Angelou, which introduces her story to kids ages 1 to 3.