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  Cover Art: Dear Diary I'm Pregnant : Ten Real-life Stories Dear Diary I'm Pregnant : Ten Real-life Stories
In poignant and insightful interviews, ten teens discuss their experiences with pregnancy, and the choices they made around motherhood, adoption, and abortion.
159 p. 2010
Teen Nonfiction Book 306.8743 D 2010
  Cover Art: Baby Girl Adams, Lenora
Baby Girl
Sheree has always been a tough girl, able to take care of herself. Then she finds herself in a situation where she can't. She needs help and she can't get it from the people she she turns to -- her parents, her friends, and especially, her boyfriend, who calls her Baby Girl and treats her like she's disposable. So who can Sheree turn to?
234 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Best and Hardest Thing Brisson, Pat.
The Best and Hardest Thing
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. 2010
Teen Fiction Book BRISSON
  Cover Art: Conception Buckhanon, Kalisha
Conception
Buckhanon takes us to Chicago, 1992, and into the life of fifteen-year-old Shivana Golding, who believes most Black women wind up the same: single and raising children alone, like her mother. When she becomes pregnant by an older man and must decide what to do, she begins a journey toward adulthood with only a mysterious voice inside to guide her. Then, when she falls in love with Rasul, a teenager with problems of his own, they fight to rise above their circumstances and move toward a more positive future.
277 p. 2008
Adult Fiction Book BUCKHAN
  Cover Art: Reaction Choyce, Lesley
Reaction
Zach and Ashley have been going out for a while, and things are going well--until Ashley finds out she is pregnant. Confused, Zach struggles with what he should do and what his responsibilities are. Coming to terms with the reactions of their families and friends, Zach realizes that this is a decision that he and Ashley must make together.
98 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book CHOYCE
  Cover Art: Glitter Daniels, Babygirl
Glitter
When her father dies tragically, Asia Smith's life changes dramatically as she struggles to adjust to living with her Auntie Joy. However, Asia ends up pregnant and alone as the boyfriend she thought would be with her forever quickly disappears, and she's left to deal with the consequences of growing up too fast.
172 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book DANIELS
  Cover Art: November Blues Draper, Sharon M.
November Blues
A teenaged boy's death in a hazing accident has lasting effects on his pregnant girlfriend and his guilt-ridden cousin, who gives up a promising music career to play football during his senior year in high school.
316 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book DRAPER
  Cover Art: Without a Map : a Memoir Hall, Meredith
Without a Map : a Memoir
Meredith Hall’s moving but unsentimental memoir begins in 1965, when she becomes pregnant at sixteen. Shunned by her insular New Hampshire community, she is kicked out of the house, gives her baby up for adoption, and wanders recklessly through the Middle East. When he is twenty-one, her lost son finds her and their reunion is tender, turbulent, and ultimately redemptive.
221 p. 2007
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Planet Pregnancy High, Linda Oatman.
Planet Pregnancy
Sixteen-year-old Sahara struggles with an unplanned pregnancy, and all its conflicting emotions, in this novel told in free verse.
197 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book HIGH
  Cover Art: Slam Hornby, Nick.
Slam
At the age of fifteen, Sam Jones's girlfriend gets pregnant and Sam's life of skateboarding and daydreaming about Tony Hawk changes drastically.
309 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book HORNBY
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  Cover Art: The First Part Last Johnson, Angela
The First Part Last
Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter.
131 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book JOHNSON
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  Cover Art: Jumping Off Swings Knowles, Johanna
Jumping Off Swings
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.
230 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book KNOWLES
  Cover Art: Imani All Mine Porter, Connie Rose
Imani All Mine
The story of a 15-year-old black girl's joy at having a child on her own. "I know she is all mine, and I like it just like that, not having to share my baby with no one".
218 p. 1999
Adult Fiction Book PORTER
  Cover Art: Saving Grace Ryan, Darlene
Saving Grace
Evie was pregnant and forced to give up the baby. But she can't just leave the child with strangers, especially when she thinks the baby is being neglected. With her boyfriend waiting in the truck, Evie snatches the baby and convinces him to drive to Montreal where she plans to start a new life with her child.
97 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book RYAN
  Cover Art: If I Was Your Girl Simone, Ni-Ni
If I Was Your Girl
Toi, a seventeen-year-old mother of a baby boy, finds that between school, bills to pay and adult responsibilities to meet, she has little time for friends or a relationship.
261 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book SIMONE
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