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The Pregnancy Project

The Pregnancy Project

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By (author) Gaby Rodriguez, With Jenna Glatzer

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  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Format: Paperback | 218 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 201mm x 18mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1442446234
  • ISBN 13: 9781442446236
  • Sales rank: 117,587

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When Gaby faked a pregnancy to challenge stereotypes, she also changed her life. A compelling memoir from an inspirational teenage activist.Growing up, Gaby Rodriguez was often told she would end up a teen mom. After all, her mother and her older sisters had gotten pregnant as teenagers; from an outsider's perspective, it was practically a family tradition. Gaby had ambitions that didn't include teen motherhood. But she wondered: how would she be treated if she "lived down" to others' expectations? Would everyone ignore the years she put into being a good student and see her as just another pregnant teen statistic with no future? These questions sparked Gaby's high school senior project: faking her own pregnancy to see how her family, friends, and community would react. What she learned changed her life forever--and made international headlines in the process. In "The Pregnancy Project," Gaby details how she was able to fake her own pregnancy--hiding the truth from even her siblings and boyfriend's parents--and reveals all that she learned from the experience. But more than that, Gaby's story is about fighting stereotypes, and how one girl found the strength to come out from the shadow of low expectations to forge a bright future for herself.

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."..Gaby's story is vividly told with a strong voice and a great story arc that begins with her parents and ends with a call to other teens and adults to stop the cycle of teen pregnancy, motherhood and poverty. THE PREGNANCY PROJECT is not just a good read, but an important one as well." - BookReporter.com