I had my class read this book when I was teaching high school English Lit... They loved it!!

Still Got That On The Shelf: Books Every Black Girl Read Back In The Day

I had my class read this book when I was teaching high school English Lit... They loved it!!

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women 1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "The Bluest Eye helped me to realize that I was truly beautiful -- both inside and out -- in spite of society's standards." - Dana Oliver, Senior Beauty Editor

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women 1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "The Bluest Eye helped me to realize that I was truly beautiful -- both inside and out -- in spite of society's standards." - Dana Oliver, Senior Beauty Editor

First ad for Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1970 - from Read Me, by New York Times book critic Dwight Garner (via Brain Pickings)

The First Ads for Famous Books

First ad for Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1970 - from Read Me, by New York Times book critic Dwight Garner (via Brain Pickings)

'The Bluest Eye' Toni Morrison's first novel, heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision.  Set in the author's hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds in the Breedloves' garden do not bloom. Pecola's life does change- in painful, devastating ways.

'The Bluest Eye' Toni Morrison's first novel, heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision. Set in the author's hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds in the Breedloves' garden do not bloom. Pecola's life does change- in painful, devastating ways.

The book The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison should be on every booklover's reading list. The Award Winner Author cuts open the existence of both internalized and externalized racism in America and laid it bare and exposed at our feet. Must read Black History Month Padmore Culture

The book The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison should be on every booklover's reading list. The Award Winner Author cuts open the existence of both internalized and externalized racism in America and laid it bare and exposed at our feet. Must read Black History Month Padmore Culture

The Bluest Eye Original Cover | The Bluest Eye (Oprah's Book Club) by Toni Morrison | Rent book online

The Bluest Eye Original Cover | The Bluest Eye (Oprah's Book Club) by Toni Morrison | Rent book online

The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison - Google Books

The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison - Google Books

Captain Underpants, Bluest Eye, Top ALA List of Most Challenged Books - Curriculum Matters - Education Week

Captain Underpants, Bluest Eye, Top ALA List of Most Challenged Books - Curriculum Matters - Education Week

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