Book Launch: "Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou"

Sat Feb 8, 2020
1:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern
All ages
FREE

Author Bethany Hegedus and illustrator Tonya Engel read from Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the biography of Maya Angelou describing how she rose above a childhood of trauma and emotional pain to become one of the most inspiring voices of our lifetime.

Families will be given seating priority.  Seating is limited; first come, first served.


Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
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