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Italy Reads - Resources for Teachers: Italy Reads 2015-2016

This collection of freely available online resources has been put together by the Library Staff.



Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye 






The cover of the official

Italy Reads 2015 edition of


(ISBN: 978-0-099-75991-1)

The annual Teacher and Book Group Leader Training Workshop will be held on

Friday, 11 September 2015,


Aula Magna Regina (lunch will be offered on the Secchia Terrace)

John Cabot University

Via della Lungara 233

Register (obligatory)  at



Table of Contents

Italy Reads 2015

General Resources


Study Guides

The following study guides include free resources about The Bluest Eye, such as chapter summaries, character analysis, and critical essays.

Digital Materials

Teaching Racism

Schultz, Katherine. "Interrogating Students' Silences." Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real about Race in School. Ed. Mica Pollock. New York: The New Press, 2008. 217-221. Print.

Gándara, Patricia. "Strengthening Student Identity in School Programs." Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real about Race in School. Ed. Mica Pollock. New York: The New Press, 2008. 44-49. Print.

Italy Reads 2015: Toni Morrison: A Biographical Introduction

Toni Morrison's Biographies

Articles and Reviews

Lesson Plans and Activities

Additional Resources