Everything you need to understand or teach Push by Sapphire (author).
Push is an emotionally powerful, disturbing novel written from the perspective of a young and poor black woman whose life has been defined by sexual, emotional, and physical abuse. Precious Jones lives in Harlem, New York with her mother, who is an overweight shut-in. Precious's mother beats her and sexually molests her.
Her father is a rotating figure in her life. He does not live with the family and only stops by when...
Push Lesson Plans contain 117 pages of teaching material, including: