Heroes of Black History
Toni Morrison was one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th and early 21st centuries. She was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature and she received numerous other awards. This fascinating volume traces Morrison's life from her childhood in Lorain, Ohio, through her marriage, academic career, editing career, and writing success. Accessible text provides important social studies material while vivid photographs impart touching and important moments. Sidebars and a detailed timeline enrich the narrative.