The bluest eye

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The Bluest Eye (1970) is the first novel written by Toni Morrison. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove--a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others--who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
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9780375411557
9780679433736
9780307278449
9780307386588
9780452282193
9780451183675
9780307941138
9780307941145
9780452273054
9780030850745
9780795327377
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Level 5.2, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
920L
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display_description The Bluest Eye is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove - a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others - who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment. The Bluest Eye, published in 1969, is the first of Toni Morrison's ten novels. It announced the arrival of one of the most important literary voices of her time and has remained for nearly thirty-five years her consistently best-read book. Oprah's Book Club selected The Bluest Eye in 2000, assuring its yet wider readership.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, African Americans -- Ohio -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Downloadable audio books, Girls -- Fiction, Girls -- Ohio -- Fiction, Ohio -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction
title_display The bluest eye
title_full The Bluest Eye, The bluest eye / Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author, The bluest eye / by Toni Morrison, The bluest eye [electronic resource] / Toni Morrison
title_short The bluest eye
title_sub
topic_facet African American Fiction, African Americans, Classic Literature, Fiction, Girls, Literature, Self-acceptance