Maya Angelou

She does more in a year than lots of people do in a lifetime! What makes Maya Angelou, the amazing author, actor, and activist, tick? Find out in this BrainPOP UK movie, as Tim and Moby introduce you to the life and work of Maya Angelou. In this educational, animated movie you’ll learn about her troubled childhood, and find out how the racism she experienced when she was young affected her work. You’ll also discover her most famous book, and learn why people all over the world read it. Plus, you’ll see how the struggles she overcame led to her incredible success, and find out about just a few of the awards and recognitions she’s received. We can’t tell you exactly why the caged bird sings, but we might be able to give you a few ideas!

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Maya Angelou