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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1)
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BUDDY READ: Classics/Literature > I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou -Starting August 3rd 2018

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Gabi | 563 comments Just started! Chapter 5.

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Selma | 472 comments End chapter 3!
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Selma | 472 comments Gabi wrote: "Just started! Chapter 5.

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I totally agree, it is a very easy style to read.


Selma | 472 comments End chapter 4
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Gabi | 563 comments Selma wrote: "End chapter 4
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You worded it perfectly! I was confused about "the boys" bit until I realized what it meant, and the way they called it that, making it sound way less terrifying than it really was, just made it more terrifying.

Chapter 7.
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Selma | 472 comments End Chapter 11
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Selma | 472 comments End Chapter 13

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Gabi | 563 comments End of Chapter 10

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Selma | 472 comments End chapter 16
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End chapter 24
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Selma | 472 comments Gabi wrote: "End of Chapter 10

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Selma | 472 comments End chapter 25
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Selma | 472 comments Done
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Gabi | 563 comments Oh wow, that was fast! I just finished my other book so I should be able to read this one more quickly =)

Did you like it?


Selma | 472 comments Gabi wrote: "Oh wow, that was fast! I just finished my other book so I should be able to read this one more quickly =)

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I really loved it, it was such a great read! I am excited to discuss it further with you!


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Gabi | 563 comments Page 100 (forgot which chapter!)

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Selma | 472 comments Gabi wrote: "Page 100 (forgot which chapter!)

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Gabi | 563 comments Selma wrote: "Gabi wrote: "Page 100 (forgot which chapter!)

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I agree with your theory! After I was done feeling upset, I had to remind myself of her grandmother's upbringing, and that she was likely treated the same way when she was Maya's age.

At the end of Chapter 30!
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Gabi | 563 comments Selma wrote: "End chapter 25
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I noticed that and thought the same thing! Maya is so brutally honest when she writes the memories of her life. The moment she starting saying (view spoiler)


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Gabi | 563 comments Selma wrote: "Done
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I finished it! And when I did, I was pretty upset because I was hoping for a couple more chapters. Maybe she has another autobiography that tells the next portion of her life, and if she does, I'm going to have to read it!

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Gabi | 563 comments I found out that there's 7 autobiographies total! Just in case you're interested, the next one is Gather Together in My Name. I'm going to have to read it because I must know what happens next.

Thank you so much for reading the first book with me!


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