This little thing with the perfect face and hands doing nothing but
counting on me. And me wanting nothing else but to run crying into my
own mom's room and have her do the whole thing.
It's not going to happen....
Bobby is your classic urban teenaged boy -- impulsive, eager,
restless. On his sixteenth birthday he gets some news from his
girlfriend, Nia, that changes his life forever. She's pregnant. Bobby's
going to be a father. Suddenly things like school and house parties and
hanging with friends no longer seem important as they're replaced by
visits to Nia's obstetrician and a social worker who says that the only
way for Nia and Bobby to lead a normal life is to put their baby up for
With powerful language and keen insight, Johnson looks at the male
side of teen pregnancy as she delves into one young man's struggle to
figure out what "the right thing" is and then to do it. No matter what