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  • East 4th Vintage

    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "Each night Pecola prayed for blue eyes. In her eleven years, no one had ever noticed Pecola. But with blue eyes, she thought, everything would be different. She would be so pretty that her parents would stop fighting. Her father would stop drinking. Her brother would stop running away. If only she could be beautiful. If only people would look at her."

  • Glennis McCarthy

    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Never read this in high school - the subject matter is disturbing but there is nothing out there like Toni's writing.)

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Home by Toni Morrison-on my summer reading list for sure :-)

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International): Toni Morrison: 9780307278449: Amazon.com: Books

Toni Morrison "Beloved" This is one of my favourite books ever. The author uses a lot of symbolism unknown to us, yet, explains the world of the slaves so lively, you can really feel their pains. It covers love, friendship, life in a community, describes how different people cope with the same problem and gives you a lot to think about.

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Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).