5. Books for Young Readers, Love and A Mercy

  1. Valerie Smith

Published Online: 7 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118326732.ch5

Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination

Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination

How to Cite

Smith, V. (2012) Books for Young Readers, Love and A Mercy, in Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118326732.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160339

Online ISBN: 9781118326732

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Keywords:

  • books for young readers, Love and A Mercy, and the Jim Crow system;
  • insightfulness into the minds of children, of young African American girls;
  • canaries in the mine of American culture, psychological and spiritual health;
  • The Big Box (1999) and The Book of Mean People (2002), picture books;
  • Morrison's Remember: The Journey to School Integration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Love

  • A Mercy