The Resource Push, by Sapphire

Push, by Sapphire

Label
Push
Title
Push
Statement of responsibility
by Sapphire
Title variation
Precious
Title variation remainder
based on the novel Push
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A self-portrait of a black teenage girl, big, fat, unloved, with a father who rapes her and a jealous mother who screams abuse. For Precious, as she is called, hope appears when a courageous teacher, a young black woman, bullies, cajoles and inspires her to learn to read. By the author of American Dreams
Title
Push
Creator
Summary
A courageous and determined young teacher opens up a new world of hope and redemption for sixteen-year-old Precious Jones, an abused young African American girl living in Harlem who was raped and left pregnant by her father
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for First Novelist, 1997.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053974
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.A63
LC item number
P74 2009
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Sapphire
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleVariation
Precious
Label
Push, by Sapphire
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • PIKEC-WIN
  • PIKEC-WIN
  • MUTPL-MON
  • MUTPL-MON
  • SPNCR-GRA
  • SPNCR-GRA
  • CTRVL-CEN
  • CTRVL-CEN
  • TYSON-VER
  • TYSON-VER
  • CVNGT-COV
  • CVNGT-COV
  • FULCO-ROC
  • FULCO-ROC
  • NMDSN-ELW
  • NMDSN-ELW
  • MORGN-WAV
  • MORGN-WAV
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13796482
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
13796482
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn368022334
  • (OCoLC)368022334

Library Locations

    • Pike County Public Library - Winslow BranchBorrow it
      105 Center St., Winslow, IN, 47598, US
      38.38308 -87.217424

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