Teen Issues - Teen Pregnancy and Parenting
Annotation:When she is a sophomore in high school, Molly gets rid of her good-girl image but ends up becoming pregnant and having to make some difficult decisions. (234 p. Gr 9+)
Annotation:Honor student and future journalist Sophie, a seventeen-year-old senior, was pressured to break her purity pledge and fears she is pregnant but is unable to go to her parents, friends, pastor, or even God for help. (250 p. Gr 8+)
Annotation:After being expelled from a fancy boarding school, Cyd Charisse's problems with her mother escalate after Cyd falls in love with a sensitive surfer and is subsequently sent from San Francisco to New York City to spend time with her biological father. (172 p. Gr 9+)
Annotation:Seventeen-year-old Rand's unexpected pregnancy leads her on a path to unravel the mystery of her sister's death and face her own more hopeful future. (292 p. Gr 9+)
Annotation:In denial that she is pregnant, popular straight-A student and star athlete Devon leaves her baby in the trash. After the baby is discovered, Devon is accused of attempted murder.
Annotation:Before she can decide what to do about her newly discovered pregnancy, sixteen-year-old Sydney is punished for "borrowing" a car and shipped out, along with best friend Natalia, to a wilderness camp for the next six weeks. (282 p. Gr 9+)
Annotation:Sam's a 15-year-old avid skateboarder. His whole life changes when his girlfriend tells him that she's pregnant and he seeks advice from his hero Tony Hawk. (304 p. Gr 9+)
Annotation:Tells, from four points of view, the ramifications of a pregnancy resulting from a "one-time thing" between Ellie, who feels loved when boys touch her, and Josh, an eager virgin with a troubled home life. (240 p. Gr 9+)
Annotation:After Jules loses her boyfriend she experiences complications from the pregnancy that drove him away. Suddenly, some of the people closest to her are behaving as if her baby is not real.
Annotation:After spending her life moving from place to place with her single mother, pregnant 17-year old Lemon takes a bus to San Francisco to seek the father she never knew.
Annotation:Married, pregnant, and living at “fat camp” in Maine, 16–year old Eleanor has many questions about her future including, will my marriage last and should I keep the baby.