Pregnant Teens

  • A Dance for Three (Plummer) is about a teen who gets pregnant and then is dumped by her rich boyfriend and ends up having a nervous breakdown.
  • Annie's baby : the diary of Anonymous, a pregnant teenager / edited by Beatrice Sparks. --  New York : Avon Books, c1998 A day-by-day account of the life of an unnamed, pregnant, teenaged girl.
  • Borrowed light / Anna Fienberg. -- 1st American ed. -- New York : Delacorte Press, 2000, c1999. A sixteen-year-old feels alienated from her family while struggling with the difficult decisions surrounding her unplanned pregnancy.
  • Detour for Emmy by Marilyn Reynolds
  • Don't think twice / Ruth Pennebaker. -- New York : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, [1998], c1996. Seventeen years old and pregnant, Anne lives with other unwed mothers in a group home in rural Texas where she learns to be herself before giving her child up for adoption.
  • Lucy Peale / Colby Rodowsky. -- 1st ed. -- New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992. Failing to get sympathy from her strict fundamentalist father when a rape leaves her pregnant, Lucy flees her home on Maryland's Eastern Shore and attempts to find self-reliance in nearby Ocean City.
  • Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff. It does not deal with the pregnancy, but with teen motherhood, so it could be an eye-opener to someone contemplating what path to take.
  • Someone else's baby. Kaye, Geraldine. NY : Hyperion books for children, 1991.
  • Too Soon for Jeff, by Marilyn Reynolds

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