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List of the best Maya Angelou books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Maya Angelou is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Angelou was one of the best African-American writers of all time and in addition to her novels, she is known for her excellent poetry as well. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Maya Angelou who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

List books include I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, And Still I Rise, and more. What are Maya Angelou's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sing... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

The Best Maya Angelou Quotes The All-Time Greatest Horror Writers

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Letter to My Daughter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books
Letter to My Daughter Maya Angelou

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Gather Together in My Name is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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The Heart of a Woman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books
The Heart of a Woman Maya Angelou

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All God's Children Need Travel... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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And Still I Rise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books
And Still I Rise Maya Angelou

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A brave and startling truth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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Poetry for Young People is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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Phenomenal woman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books
Phenomenal woman Maya Angelou

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Wouldn't Take Nothing For My J... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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Singin' and Swingin' and Getti... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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I Shall Not Be Moved is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books
I Shall Not Be Moved Maya Angelou

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A Song Flung Up To Heaven is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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Poems is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books
Poems Maya Angelou

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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of W... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books

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Even the Stars Look Lonesome is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Maya Angelou Books