Have you ever felt that you want to escape reality? Bobby is a sixteen year old single parent who sometimes wants to be set free. He loves his daughter so much, but he is struggling to deal with the tough battle of having all the burden of raising a little girl on his shoulders.
The The First Part Last by Angela Johnson alternates between Bobby’s life pre-baby and post-baby. As it progresses you understand the sights, sounds, and images that constantly make him think about how his life has changed since he became a father. At the same time he loves his daughter and is determined to take care of her. What will Bobby do? Will he lose himself? Where is the baby’s mother? Intrigued? The First Part Last is different than most teen pregnancy stories because it is told from the father’s point of view and it will definitely make an impression on you!