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Title:
Bluest Eye
Annotation:
Beauty is perceived in many ways. In this story set in the early 1940s, an eleven-year-old African American girl in Ohio prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be beautiful.
Copyright:
2000
Original Copyright:
1994
Translator:
Author:
Toni Morrison
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
Fiction
Classification:
Culture:
Black/African American
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
History/Social Science
History/Social Science Standards:
Award:
Nobel Prize
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