Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on April 4th, 1928 and passed away at the age of 86 on May 28th, 2014.

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Maya Angelou Stats: The highest rated book by Maya Angelou on Book Notification is The Heart of a Woman, the 4th novel in the Maya Angelou's Autobiography series. The second-highest rated book is I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography #1).

The most read book by Maya Angelou on Book Notification is I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the first novel in the Maya Angelou's Autobiography series. The second most read book is The Heart of a Woman (Maya Angelou's Autobiography #4).

Below is a complete list of Maya Angelou books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Maya Angelou is the Maya Angelou's Autobiography Series.

List of Maya's World Books in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
1971
2
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
1975
3
8
And Still I Rise
1978
4
Now Sheba Sings the Song
1987
5
I Shall Not Be Moved
1990
6
8
The Poetry of Maya Angelou
1993
7
10
On the Pulse of Morning
1993
8
Soul Looks Back in Wonder
1993
9
The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou
1994
10
The Complete Collected Poems
1994
11
10
Maya Angelou: Poems
1994
12
Phenomenal Woman
1995
13
A Brave and Startling Truth
1995
14
Black Pearls
1998
15
Van Gogh's Ear
2005
16
8
Amazing Peace
2005
17
Celebrations
2006
18
Poetry for Young People
2007
19
Love's Exquisite Freedom
2011

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Maya Angelou's Autobiography Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
1983
2
Letter to My Daughter
1987
3
8
Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
1993
4
8
Even the Stars Look Lonesome
1996
5
The Voyage of the Amistad
1997
6
Making Magic in the World
1998
7
Amistad (With: Steven Spielberg)
Amistad (With: Steven Spielberg)
1998
8
Mary Ellen Mark (With: Mary Ellen Mark)
Mary Ellen Mark (With: Mary Ellen Mark)
1999
9
Graduation
2000
10
10
Hallelujah! The Welcome Table
2004
11
Mother
2006
12
Great Food, All Day Long
2010
13
His Day Is Done
2014
14
Rainbow in the Cloud
2014
15
Understanding Aspergers
2014
16
Strategies of Abundance
2014

List of Maya Angelou Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
I Am the Darker Brother
1968
2
Growing Up in the South
1991
3
Quartet Of Stories
1993
4
Writing Women's Lives
1994
5
The Little Big Book of California
2005
6
40 Model Essays
2005
7
Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female
2006
8
What I Know Now
2008
9
Made With Love: The Meals On Wheels Family Cookbook
2012
10
Writers: Their Lives and Works
2018
11
Coming of Age in a Hardscrabble World
2019
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Maya Angelou: Biography

Maya Angelou (Marguerite Annie Johnson) was born on April 4th, 1928. Maya passed away May 28th, 2014 at 86 years old. Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Maya Angelou was the author of the Maya Angelou Collections series which consists of 19 novels. The Maya Angelou Collections series started in 1971 with the novel Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie. The most recently released novel in the Maya Angelou Collections series was Love's Exquisite Freedom which was released in 2011. There are no upcoming novels for the Maya Angelou Collections series.

Maya Angelou (Marguerite Annie Johnson) also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 16 books including Shaker, Why Don't You Sing? and Letter to My Daughter.

Maya Angelou: Awards & Accolades

Maya Angelou books have been nominated for multiple awards, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was nominated for the Coretta Scott King Awards, Coretta Scott King Book Awards, in 1971. Letter to My Daughter was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Narration by the Author, in 2009.

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Maya Angelou: F.A.Q

When was Maya Angelou Born?

Maya Angelou was born on April 4th, 1928.

When did Maya Angelou die?

Maya Angelou died on May 28th, 2014 at 86 years old.

Where was Maya Angelou Born?

Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

What was the first book Maya Angelou wrote?

The first novel written by Maya Angelou was I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, published in 1969.

What was the most recent book Maya Angelou wrote?

Her most recently released work was Strategies of Abundance (a short story) on December 26th, 2014.

How many books has Maya Angelou written?

Maya Angelou has written 51 books. 5 books in the Maya's World Series, 19 books in the Collections, 4 books in the Picture Books, 7 books in the Maya Angelou's Autobiography Series, 16 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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