Books written by Toni Morrison

Please, Louise

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | March 1, 2016 | 32 pages
A library card unlocks a new life for a young girl in this picture book about the power of imagination, from Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison. On one gray afternoon, Louise makes a trip to the library. With the help of a new library card and through the transformative power of books, what... More Info

The Tortoise Or the Hare

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman | May 6, 2014 | 32 pages
Nobel Prize recipient Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison breathe new life into a classic Aesop’s fable. In the well-known tale of “The Tortoise and the Hare,” everyone remembers that “slow and steady wins the race”—or does it? In this energetic retelling of a favorite fable, it’s the... More Info

Please, Louise

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | March 4, 2014 | 32 pages
A library card unlocks a new life for a young girl in this picture book about the power of imagination, from the Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison. On one gray afternoon, Louise makes a fateful trip to the library. With the help of a new library card and through the transformative power of... More Info

Home

Vintage Books Canada | January 8, 2013 | 160 pages
Frank Money is an angry, broken veteran of the Korean War who, after traumatic experiences on the front lines, finds himself back in racist America with more than just physical scars. His home may seem alien to him, but he is shocked out of his crippling apathy by the need to rescue his medically... More Info

Burn This Book

Harper Paperbacks | September 11, 2012 | 128 pages
Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, Burn This Book is a powerful collection of essays that explore the meaning of censorship and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves. As Americans we often take our freedom of speech for granted. When we talk... More Info

Song of Solomon

Vintage | July 15, 2019 | 337 pages
Macon Dead, Jr., called "Milkman," the son of the wealthiest African American in town, moves from childhood into early manhood, searching, among the disparate, mysterious members of his family, for his life and reality. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Reader's Guide available.... More Info

Burn this book

Harper | May 12, 2009 | 118 pages
Presents a collection of essays from a variety of authors, including John Updike, Russell Banks, and Salman Rushdie, on censorship and the power of literature on society.  More Info