On April 4, 1928, Maya Angelou is born in St. Louis, Missouri I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou is her first autobiography. It was published in 1969 and stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for two years. Its powerful and raw approach to sexuality, childhood rape, and racism has made it a modern classic and also one of the United States’ most challenged books in schools and libraries.

Book Title: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Book Author: Maya Angelou

ISBN Number: 553279378

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