Some of Maya Angelou's major works

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Books 7 autobiographies:

“I know why the Bird Cage Sings” (1969) Nominated for National Book Award

Gather Together in My Name” (1974)

“Singin’ and Swingin’ and Getting’ Merry Like Christmas (1976)

“The Heart of a Woman” (1981)

“All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes” (1986)

“A Song Flung Up to Heaven” (2002)

“Mom & Me & Mom” (2013)

 

Essays:

“Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now” (1993)

“Even the Stars Look Lonesome” (1997)

“Letter to My Daughter” (2009)

 

Poetry:

“Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘fore I Diiie” (1971, nominated for Pulitzer Prize)

“Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well” (1975)

“And Still I Rise” (1978)

“Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing?” (1983)

“Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem” (2005)