Discover Black History Month with Toni Morrison
You can’t have Black History Month without Toni Morrison, right?
After all, Oprah picked Sula as a book club choice in the 90s!!
Let the record show that I already knew about Ms Morrison by then. (smirk)
I think my first Morrison book must have been
The Bluest Eye
“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.”
It seemed to me that Pecola and I shared the same desire. How did Morrison know??
Because she’s Toni Friggin Morrison, that’s how.
I can’t remember if I read this Jazz. I must have.
I’m beginning to have one of my brilliant ideas.
I think I will take ALL of my Toni Morrison books (my Toni shrine)
on vacation this summer and have a little Tonithon.
A Toni re-reading marathon. A Tonithon.
Which is your fave Toni Morrison book?
Disclaimer: while these books are for grown folks, I’m sure many teens will enjoy these as well.
There is violence, sexual violence and language in these books. It’s up to you to decide what’s right for YOUR child.
Qualifies for the Diversity Challenge too.