• 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)

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