Maya Angelou: Little People, Big Dreams
- By Lisbeth Kaiser
- Illustrated by Leire Salaberria
- Hardcover: 32 pages
- Ages: 4-8 years
- Grades: Kindergarten-3
This book for little people tells the incredible story of Maya Angelou, the powerful speaker, writer, and civil rights activist.
Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. Maya rediscovered her voice through books, and went on to become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers. This moving book features wonderful illustrations and additional information, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Maya Angelou's life.