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Harlem Hopscotch

Maya Angelou wrote “Harlem Hopscotch” in 1969. The poem appears to be a children’s rhyme, but provides a commentary on the life of an African-American in an oppressive society.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PS3568.A49

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Angelou, Maya. Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou. 1994.

                         Call Number: PS3551.N464 A17 1994

  • Williams, Mary E. (ed.). Readings on Maya Angelou. 1997.

                        Call Number: PS3551.N464 Z84 1997

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Angelou, Maya

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism.Call Number: REF PN771.C59

o        Vol. 77, pg. 28-9

  • Poetry CriticismCall Number: REF PN1010 .P6

o        Vol. 32, pg. 29

  • Poetry for StudentsCall Number: REF PN1112.P752

o        Vol. 2, pg. 92-101

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  • Literature Resources from Gale

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