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ISBN: 1400090660 / ISBN-13: 9781400090662

The First Part Last

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In this winner of the Printz Medal and Coretta Scott King Award--a companion to the Coretta Scott King Award-winning "Heaven"--Johnson probes right ... Show synopsis

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  • The First Part Last (Random House (NY)) – Audiobook cassette (2004)
    by Angela Johnson, Khalipa Oldjohn (Read by), Kole Kristy

    The First Part Last
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    Audiobook cassette, Random House (NY)
    2004
    English

    ISBN: 1400090660
    ISBN-13: 9781400090662

    An urban teen is faced with difficult choices when his girlfriend announces that she is pregnant. Johnson tells the story of a young man's struggle to figure out what "the right thing" is and then to do it. The result is a gripping portrayal of single teenage parenthood from the point of view of a youth on the threshold of becoming a man.

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
The Pageturner

New Perspective on Teen Fathers

by The Pageturner on Oct 10, 2008

I got this book at my school's annual book fair and assumed that it was not worth reading (they only have about five books that deal with Black culture). But I was surprised to find that I enjoyed it very much. It kept my interest and I connected to the main character. It opened my eyes and made me think that perhaps there were good fathers out there who happened to be teenagers. Overall, this is a good story for a beginning reader who is about 14 years old, maybe 15. I am making the assumption that the author is a beginning writer so this book would be an appropriate pair for the reader. There are some parts of the book that seem unnecessary, but other than that, it is enjoyable.

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