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The First Part Last

Summary: A summary and review of That First Part Last, a book by Angela Johnson that presents a vivid depiction of teen pregnancy. In describing the impact of a baby on a teenager's life, the book approaches the subject through the eyes of the teenage male.
The First Part Last: Angela Johnson

In Angela Johnson's The First Part Last the reader is presented with a vivid depiction of teen pregnancy and also the struggle we all face, choosing "the right thing." Throughout this story, Angela Johnson provides examples of this theme through two teenagers in alternating chapters of then and now, just like before and after. Angela Johnson describes how a baby can dramatically change the life of a teenager. The book takes a different approach to teen pregnancy by looking through the eyes of a male.

The teenage parents are Bobby and his girlfriend Nia. Bobby is an impulsive, restless teenager. Both main characters are your typical urban New York City teenagers. For Bobby's sixteenth birthday, his two friends, K-Boy and J.L., and he all skip school. They stop by their favorite pizza joint for a bite to eat then head to...

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