"I'm Late": the Story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha Who Didn't Have Anyone of Her Own



[Ebook] ➩ "I'm Late": the Story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha Who Didn't Have Anyone of Her Own By Mari Evans – E17streets4all.co.uk Moonlight, she said I m pregnant Moon had started down the steps He stopped and turned around You what I m pregnant and you know it s yourse so don t try t say it ain t Moon stood there not moving, lo Moonlight, she said I m pregnant Moon had the Story PDF Æ started down the steps He stopped and turned around You what I m pregnant and you know it s yourse so don t try t say it ain t Moon stood there not moving, looking dead at her Well, say something, she said, the words I m pregnant, hanging in the air between them Naw "I'm Late": Epub / you didn t, he thought."I'm Late": the Story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha Who Didn't Have Anyone of Her Own

Mari Evans attended the University of Toledo and the Story PDF Æ later taught at several other schools, including Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind and Cornell University, Ithaca, NY She began five years of writing, producing, and directing for an Indianapolis television program, The Black Experience, in , the same year her first poetry collection, Where Is All the Music , was published With her second collection, "I'm Late": Epub / I Am a Black Woman , she gained acclaim as an important new poet Her poem Who Can Be Born Black was often anthologizedHer later collections include Nightstar , whose poems praise blues artists and community heroes and heroines, and A Dark and Splendid Mass Continuum, published in , contains classic poems from Evans s previous collections as well Late": the Story Kindle Ô as new work inflected by the same unique insight into African American life that defined her earlier oeuvre In her works for young readers, Evans often touched on difficult topics such as child abuse Dear Corinne Tell Somebody, and adolescent relationships I m Late The Story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha Who Didn t Have Anyone of Her Own, Evans s plays include River of My Song produced and the musical Eyes produced , an adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston s Their Eyes Were Watching God She edited the anthology Black Women Writers A Critical Evaluation and published Clarity as Concept A Poet s Perspective , a collection of essays commenting on African American politics and family lifeOxford Companion to African American Literature Mari Evans.

"I'm Late": the Story of LaNeese and Moonlight
  • Hardcover
  • 86 pages
  • "I'm Late": the Story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha Who Didn't Have Anyone of Her Own
  • Mari Evans
  • English
  • 03 November 2018
  • 1933491000

10 thoughts on “"I'm Late": the Story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha Who Didn't Have Anyone of Her Own

  1. says:

    It follows the pregnancy of a couple of teens Great book that keeps you interested

  2. says:

    This book is based on three main characters, LaNeese, Moonlight and Alisha LaNeese is a fourteen years old pretty girl She wants a special guy to make herself feel special, too Therefore, she meets this guy named Moonlight But with him, she can t believe that she is pregnant She is afraid to tell her mother, Sugar Mama However, Sugar Mama still notices that LaNeese has something going on without letting her know Sugar Mama was mad at first, but she also has this kind of experiences wh This book is based on three main characters, LaNeese, Moonlight and Alisha LaNeese is a fourteen years old pretty girl She wants a special guy to make herself feel special, too Therefore, she meets this guy named Moonlight But with him, she can t believe that she is pregnant She is afraid to tell her mother, Sugar Mama However, Sugar Mama still notices that LaNeese has something going on without letting her know Sugar Mama was mad at first, but she also has this kind of experiences when she was young So finally, she forces LaNeese to have the baby, even though LaNeese doesn t want it And she also promises her to take care of the baby for her Moonlight, he is a fifteen years old boy who is the football star of the school He gets his dreams, therefore he will not never let anyone anything to get on his life When he finds out about his baby with LaNeese, he keeps trying to convince himself that the baby has nothing to do with him He never admits the baby is his even when LaNeese says it is At last, they don t talk to each other Alisha is LaNeese s best friend, she is a fourteen years old fat, over weighted girl All she wants is someone to love her So she meets a nineteen years old boy that she only sees for few times Alisha ends up with being pregnant, too But she doesn t tell anyone and keeps the secret to herself She thinks no one can ever going to find out her secret, because even if she gets fatter, nobody will be surprised This book can be a good, moralistic book for teenagers, because it might contain a lesson to teach teens about how teenagers face and handle problems they have, that teenagers might face in the real life

  3. says:

    This book have three main characters, they are LaNeese, Moonlight and Alisha LaNeese is a fourteen years old pretty girl She wants a very special guy that can make herself feel special, too So then she gets this guy, named Moonlight With him, she got the attention she wants But she gets something that s out of her mind She is pregnant She is afraid to tell Sugar Mama But at last, Sugar Mama noticed that LaNeese had something going on without letting her know and that s how she finds out This book have three main characters, they are LaNeese, Moonlight and Alisha LaNeese is a fourteen years old pretty girl She wants a very special guy that can make herself feel special, too So then she gets this guy, named Moonlight With him, she got the attention she wants But she gets something that s out of her mind She is pregnant She is afraid to tell Sugar Mama But at last, Sugar Mama noticed that LaNeese had something going on without letting her know and that s how she finds out Sugar Mama was mad at first, but then she gets over with it and let LaNeese have the baby and promised her to take care of the baby for her As for Moonlight, he is a fifteen year old high school boy, he is also the football star of the school He got BIG DREAMS, and he wouldn t let anyone or anything to get in his way of his goals So when he finds out about LaNeese s baby, he kept saying SHIT He never admitted that the baby was his even when LaNeese said it is At last, they didn t talk to each other and LaNeese and Sugar Mama took care of the baby Alisha is LaNeese s friend, she is a fourteen year old over weight girl All she wanted was someone to love So then she meets this ninteen year old boy that she only see for few times Alisha ended up being pregnant, too But she didn t tell anyone and kept it to herself She doesn t think anyone is going to find out, because even if she gets fatter , noboby will be surprise or anything I think book is not one of the best books I read But it is a good book that can teach you about how people face problems they had

  4. says:

    Pregnant for all the wrong reasons The hope that the star football player will love you forever or the need to be loved by someone since no one in your household does are two bad reasons Two young 14 year old girls on the same trail with different bad baggage is told in this need to read in middle school book An easy read, yet a hard reality to face Denial of fatherhood, denial of pre natal care, and the denial of post natal care are damaging to the character in I M LATE I salute the great Pregnant for all the wrong reasons The hope that the star football player will love you forever or the need to be loved by someone since no one in your household does are two bad reasons Two young 14 year old girls on the same trail with different bad baggage is told in this need to read in middle school book An easy read, yet a hard reality to face Denial of fatherhood, denial of pre natal care, and the denial of post natal care are damaging to the character in I M LATE I salute the great Black Arts Movement poet, Mari Evans for producing such a poignant book for young readers This is just as deep as DEAR CORINNE, TELL SOMEBODY LOVE, ANNIE I also commend Just Us Books for their dedication to put out books that speak the truth If only these books could reach the hands of our youth We can t keep hiding what we visibly see I know this is my soap box but one day it will go further than goodreads I taught this book in my African American literature course this semester and my students ate it UP One of my white female students basically preached that day She said this was her story I kept my tears in until class was over I was proud of her stepping up and having a voice Other students praised this book and I felt like my teaching was not in vain Have Mercy

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