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Remember: The Journey to School Integration (Hardcover)

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2005 Coretta Scott King Award Winner 

Toni Morrison has collected a treasure chest of archival photographs that depict the historical events surrounding school desegregation. These unforgettable images serve as the inspiration for Ms. Morrison’s text—a fictional account of the dialogue and emotions of the children who lived during the era of “separate but equal” schooling. Remember is a unique pictorial and narrative journey that introduces children to a watershed period in American history and its relevance to us today.

About the Author

Toni Morrison was a master storyteller. Her groundbreaking novel Beloved won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. In 1993 she became the first black woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.

Praise For…

"The provocative, candid images and conversational text should spark questions and discussion, a respect for past sacrifices, and inspiration for facing future challenges." School Library Journal

"The photos are electrifying. Beautifully reproduced in sepia prints, the archival images humanize the politics of the civil rights movement." Booklist, ALA

"Puts history in context for a new generation of readers." Bookpage

"Beautiful and thorough." Columbus Dispatch

Painful, personal and provocative, [Morrison's] focused visual history serves as a potent catalyst for discussing segregation and integration.
The San Francisco Chronicle

Product Details
ISBN: 9780618397402
ISBN-10: 061839740X
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2004
Pages: 80
Language: English