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Efaw, Amy.
AFTER
New York : Viking, 2009
IL YA
ISBN 0670011835
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Who would leave their own newborn baby in a trash can? Surely not someone like fifteen-yearold Devon, who studies hard in school, keeps her nose clean, and devotes her time and energy into being the best soccer player she can be. Basically, she focuses on being everything her mother isnít. Her mom flirts with everything that walks, thinks of no one but herself, and has a low-paying, meaningless job. But one mistake Devon makes as she is falling in love with a boy changes all of that. She broke her own rules, and now she finds herself being charged with attempted murder, and she can't even remember how it all came to be. Is she really the girl in the papers that everyone is talking about? (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award nominee, 2011)
SUBJECTS:     Teenage girls -- Fiction.
                        Teenage pregnancy -- Fiction.
                        Attempted murder -- Fiction.

 
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