Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie by Maya Angelou

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Another remarkable collection of poetry from one of America's masters of the medium. The first part gathers together poems of love and nostalgic memory, while Part II portrays confrontations inherent in a racist society.

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In her life, Dr. Maya Angelou has been a dancer, an actress, a director, an activist, a journalist, a teacher, and an award-winning writer. She is also a three-time Grammy Award winner for her autobiographical spoken-word recordings. She lives in Harlem, NY, and Winston-Salem, NC.Lizzy Rockwell has written and/or illustrated 19 books for children. Lizzy lives in Norwalk, CT, with her husband, two sons, a dog, and two cats.
Published April 10, 2013 by Random House. 64 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The natural feeling that made I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings such a special reminiscence gives these verses their claim to poetry.

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