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Pregnant Girl by Nicole Lynn Lewis

Pregnant Girl

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Pregnant Girl by Nicole Lynn Lewis
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May 04, 2021 | ISBN 9780807056035

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Praise

“A frank, thoroughly contextualized portrayal of Black teen motherhood.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Told with empathy and nuance, Pregnant Girl is a remarkable and heart-wrenching memoir from an inspiring leader.”
Booklist

You will learn something important about race, poverty, and gender . . . And about how hope can win over adversity.”
—Soledad O’Brien

Pregnant Girl is not just a powerful memoir; it’s an empowering guide for all of us. Nicole Lynn Lewis shows us that all our journeys matter, and the beauty of those journeys is not just the destination but the lessons of the path. I would highly recommend this book to all.”
—Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, author of The Other Wes Moore

“[Nicole Lynn Lewis] makes a compelling case for the multifaceted approach that is necessary to ensure that all young people—particularly our youth of color and young parents—are able to make the choice to pursue a college education, earn a degree, and lead thriving lives. . . . It is an approach that is deeply rooted in the belief and call to action that is core to this book—that all young people are worthy of an education, worthy of resources and opportunity, and worthy of our every effort to help them reach their potential and soar.
—Dr. John King, US secretary of education under President Obama

Table Of Contents

PART ONE: EXPECTING

CHAPTER 1
The First Bead

CHAPTER 2
Women’s Work

CHAPTER 3
Love Song

CHAPTER 4
Two Pink Lines

CHAPTER 5
Into the Dark

CHAPTER 6
Red

CHAPTER 7
Place

CHAPTER 8
A Soul Melting on Hot Pavement

PART TWO: THE URGE TO PUSH

CHAPTER 9
The Strength in Between

CHAPTER 10
All Good Things

CHAPTER 11
Freedom Dance

CHAPTER 12
Taking Shape

CHAPTER 13
Honors

PART THREE: CROWNING

CHAPTER 14
Inheritance

CHAPTER 15
Breech

CHAPTER 16
CEO

CHAPTER 17
Peace

Acknowledgments
Notes

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