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Read & download µ Rise Author Bethany Hegedus Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ò Writer activist trolley car conductor dancer mother and humanitarian Maya Angelou's life was marked by transformation and perseverance In this comprehensive picture book biography geared towardIldhood trauma and turn adversity into triumph Coupled with Tonya Engel's metaphorical and emotive illustrations this biography beautifully conveys the heartaches and successes of this truly phenomenal woman and is a powerful tribute to the written wo. Hegedus' lyrical storytelling reels the reader into the fabric of the story and Maya's life With each read you discover something new

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Writer activist trolley car conductor dancer mother and humanitarian Maya Angelou's life was marked by transformation and perseverance In this comprehensive picture book biography geared towards older readers Bethany Hegedus lyrically traces Maya's li. Gorgeous I'll never forget getting to hear Maya Angelou speak for a high school graduation gift along with my twin sister Rachel I wish I could sit down and have a conversation with Maya Angelou This was a sweet way to be connected to her

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Rise Author Bethany HegedFe from her early days in Stamps Arkansas through her work as a freedom fighter to her triumphant rise as a poet of the people A foreword by Angelou's grandson Colin A Johnson describes how a love of literature and poetry helped young Maya overcome ch. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Angelou's classic memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings this picture book biography celebrates the life of this amazing poet Largely abandoned by her mother Maya and her brother are raised by Momma Henderson in Stamps Arkansas uiet as a child because of the many abuses experienced Angelou learned to love reading As a result of growing racial tensions the two children are sent to live with their mother in San Francisco where a whole new world of music and dance opens up to her As an adult and mother she settles in New York in Harlem where she hones her writing skills and becomes active in the Civil Rights movement She digs deep from within to write her memoir and begins to receive the accolades due this incredible woman of strength and resilienceThe book opens with a foreward by Angelou's grandson who is carrying on her life work It is powerful and inspiring The free verse text by Bethany Hegedus is strong and carries a punch To make this biography appropriate for younger readers she intimates but never gives graphic detail about several difficult life experiences Angelou endured Tonya Engel's acrylic and oil artwork is eually strong and well matched to the text It is bold and bright with outstanding imagery ex Momma Henderson depicted with feet appearing to be roots of a tree and taller than anyone else around; the hustle in Maya's mother's boyfriend's expression; Maya curled into an insecure little ball in her bedroom with the boyfriend's shadow cast on the bedroom wall The illustration showing Maya saying Still I Rise in a mic is incredible the likeness of Maya's adult face and images she remembered written all over her dressFive pages of backmatter include a uote from Angelou a timeline of her life and several bw and color photos of Angelou at various stages of her life a note from the author with suggestions of places to seek help for people affected by sexual violence a selected bibliography mostly adult materials and a list of sources for uotations in the storyThis would be tremendous to share with a group of high school students at the beginning of a study of the works of Angelou modern American writers or Civil Rights Additionally counselors might find this a very useful tool to start a conversation when working with a child who has been affected by sexual violenceHighly Recommended for grades 6 12