Remember: The Journey to School Integration

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 78 pages
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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.
Remember will be published on the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision ending legal school segregation, handed down on May 17, 1954.

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The pictures in that book brought the feelings to life. - LibraryThing
Pictures and accounts from school integration. - LibraryThing
The words represented the pictures. - LibraryThing
The pictures say it all. - LibraryThing

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Toni Morrison does an excellent job of showing what it was like for black children before school integration. The pictures tell the story, but Morrison adds her wonderful words to make the picture ... Read full review

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User Review  - barbarashuler - LibraryThing

This book was part of my required reading as well and I reviewed it during the lesson. I love Toni Morrison and this story is told as only she can tell it. She makes the best use of black and white ... Read full review


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About the author (2004)

Toni Morrison is 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. Ms. Morrison is currently the Robert F. Goheen Professor of Humanities at Princeton University. Remember is her first historical work for young people.

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