Stop "The Bluest Eye" from being a Common Core standard novel

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Stop \"The Bluest Eye\" from being a Common Core standard novel
Take Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye" off of the Common Core Standards acceptable reading list. It is inappropriate and harmful.

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With so many other good books to read, I don't think teens need to be REQUIRED to read a book dealing with incest and child abuse
This book is inappropriate for high schoolers (and has topics that are criminal about pedophilia) Please REMOVE it from the common core list. Our students/children should not be exposed to this book.
The authors stated intent: To have the reader feel co-conspiracy with the perpetrator. Wow. In my city this was recommended reading for 8th graders to prepare them to read To Kill A Mockingbird. Frightening.
The authors stated intent: To have the reader feel co-conspiracy with the perpetrator. Wow. In my city this was recommended reading for 8th graders to prepare them to read To Kill A Mockingbird. Frightening.
The authors stated intent: To have the reader feel co-conspiracy with the perpetrator. Wow. In my city this was recommended reading for 8th graders to prepare them to read To Kill A Mockingbird. Frightening.
Are you f&@king kidding me any one who thinks this is what are kids should.be learning is fu@king stupid and should have no hand in our children's education
This isn't very complicated. Morrison's book is inappropriate because eroticizes pedophilia. The author justifies this by saying she wanted to approach the subject from the perspective of the predator. However, in doing so she has created a sympathetic portrayal of an unconscionable, immoral act. That is why the book shouldn't be on high school reading lists.
I don't allow my CHILDREN to watch rated R movies.. Why would I allow them to read this book?
This book is not age appropriate. Teenagers know about sex, but they don't have the developmental maturity to handle the content. If they want to read it at home that's different, but government needs to stop peddling this filth to our kids.
This book is not age appropriate. Teenagers know about sex, but they don't have the developmental maturity to handle the content. If they want to read it at home that's different, but government needs to stop peddling this filth to our kids.
I think this book has a very distinct place in the Black History section, but not in Common Core for our kids to read in a school setting.