|dc.title||I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings|
|dc.subject||Autobiography; Blacks–United States; Racism–United States; Statutory rape; Sexually abused children; Motherhood.||LCSH|
|dc.description||I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a 1969 autobiography about the early years of American writer and poet Maya Angelou.|
|dc.format||Paperback; 304 pages; 5-⅝ x 8-¼ in.|
|dc.relation||I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou; originally published by Random House; New York, 1969.|
Angelou’s autobiographical work has been challenged in 15 states. It is frequently banned or challenged in high schools and junior high schools. Censors cite its sexually explicit scenes, use of language, and religious depictions.