Toni Morrison – level 1

15-08-2019 07:00

Toni Morrison is an American writer. She publishes her first book when she is 40. That is in 1970. The book is called The Bluest Eye.

Toni Morrison becomes very popular. She writes 11 novels, children’s books and essays. She writes about black American culture and experiences. Her most popular book is probably Beloved. In 1988, she wins the Pulitzer Prize for this book. In 1993, Morrison gets the Nobel Prize in Literature. She is the first black woman to win a Nobel Prize.

In 2019, Toni Morrison is 88. She gets ill and she dies. Her family says that she dies peacefully. She has a son and three grandchildren.

Difficult words: novel (a book with a story), experiences (the things that happen), peacefully (calmly).

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