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    • Maya Angelou (Bloom's Bio Critiques) by Cindy Dyson, Harold Bloom, 2001
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    • Dr. Maya Angelou: As Seen Through the Eyes of America (Honoring a Woman Full of Life) by Avaneda D. Hobbs, 194 pages, 2000
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      This text contains letters from leading figures in America and their personal feelings about Dr Angelou.
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    • Readings on Maya Angelou (Greenhaven Press Literary Companion to American Authors) by Mary E. Williams (Editor), 1997
      A collection of essays by literary scholars and noted faculty. A useful research tool and a help to increasing personal enjoyment of Maya Angelou's work.
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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings : A Unit Plan by Barbara M. Linde, 2000, 137 pages
      Edition: CD-ROM
      Includes introduction to the unit, unit objectives, reading assignments, unit outline, study questions (short answer), study/quiz questions (multiple choice), vocabulary worksheets, daily lessons planned, related nonfiction reading assignment, oral reading evaluation, biographical info about the author, three detailed writing assignments, etc.
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    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Notes (Cliff Notes), 1993
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    • Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A Casebook (Casebooks in Contemporary Fiction) by Joanne M. Braxton, 92 pages, 1999
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      Along with Braxton's introduction and the Claudia Tate interview, the selected essays provide a range of critical approaches to the text. This casebook presents a variety of critical approaches to this classic autobiography, along with an exclusive interview with Angelou conducted specially for this volume and a unique drawing of her childhood surroundings in Stamps, Arkansas, drawn by the Angelou herself.
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    • Understanding I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Joanne Megna-Wallace, 1998, 208 pages
      This collection of documents and commentary explores the historical and social context, as well as the contemporary issues and controversies, raised by Maya Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings".
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