The book that inspired the major motion picture and Sundance Film Festival winner Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire
Precious Jones, an illiterate sixteen-year-old, has up until now been invisible to the father who rapes her and the mother who batters her and to the authorities who dismiss her as just one more of Harlem's casualties. But when Precious, pregnant with a second child by her father, meets a determined and radical teacher, we follow her on a journey of education and enlightenment as she learns not only how to write about her life, but how to make it truly her own for the first time.
Child abuse -- Fiction.
Incest -- Fiction.
Teenage pregnancy -- Fiction.
Literacy -- Fiction.
African American girls -- Fiction.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
|Call Number||Location||Shelf Location||Status|
|AF AM Sapphire||Ballentine||African American Fiction||In|