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Book Launch: 'Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou' Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

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  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • 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, this beautiful biography of Maya Angelou describes 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. Events for Youth & Families programs are made possible through generous support from the Estate of Pearl S. Reuillard in memory of her parents Yetta and Louis Schwartz.

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10 Grand Army Plaza

Prospect Heights, NY

718-230-2100