Push Summary
Sapphire (author)

Everything you need to understand or teach Push by Sapphire (author).

  • Push Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Push Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Push Summary

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...

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Lesson Plan

Push Lesson Plans contain 124 pages of teaching material, including: