It was the first book she wrote, but she didn't stop there. She wrote books, poems, children's books, screenplays and also recorded an album.
Her words knew no bounds and today I remember her and the inspiration that her life represents.
If you would like to find more about her, check out the website: http://www.mayaangelou.com/.
Have you ever read one of her books? If so, which one was your favorite?