Books inspire us to use our imaginations, to think for ourselves, and to believe that anything is possible.
This richly imagined novel, set in Hawai'i more than a century ago, is an extraordinary epic of a little-known time and place---and a deeply moving testament to the resiliency of the human spirit. Rachel Kalama, a spirited seven-year-old Hawaiian girl, dreams of visiting far-off lands like her father, a merchant seaman. If you can..please read....wonderful book.
The Birthplace of American Literature, part of a gorgeous 1933 map titled "The Booklovers Map of America Showing Certain Landmarks of Literary Geography."
jonathan livingston seagull was…a very inspirational read. about a seagull who goes against the norms of being a seagull in finding a deeper meaning in life and flying. this is life. a bit religious, it is a very good, short read that could be read over and over to learn and pick up a few things. recommended. :)
The Heart of a Woman recounts events in Angelou's life between 1957 and 1962, and follows her travels to California, New York City, Cairo, and Ghana, as she raises her teenage son, becomes a published author for the first time, becomes involved with the civil rights movement, and becomes romantically involved with a South African freedom fighter.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the 1969 autobiography about the early years of African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou. The first in a six-volume series, it is a coming-of-age story that illustrates how strength of character and a love of literature can help overcome racism and trauma.
Princess by Jean P. Sasson. A True Story Of Life Behind The Veil In Saudi Arabia describes the life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband, and her country. Get yours on Mizado.com!