YA Fic Bechart Hanging on to Max. 2002 Seventeen-year-old Sam takes responsibility of parenting his infant son, Max , but finds life as a single parent rough going even with the support of an alternative high school for teen parents.
YA Cole What Kind of Love? : the diary of a pregnant teenager. 1995 Valeri Larch is 15. Her life was going along fine until Peter came on the scene and everything changed. In her diary, Val pours out her conflicting emotions as she faces the most difficult decision of her life.
YA Dessen Someone Like You 1998 Halley, a high school junior, is summoned home from camp by a frantic late-night phone call from her best friend, Scarlett. Scarlett’s boyfriend has been killed and soon after Scarlett finds out she’s pregnant.
YAPB Hrdlitschka Dancing Naked. 2001 Sixteen-year-old Kia weighs the options and makes her own decision on what to do about her pregnancy. Fortunately, she has a supportive Filipino mother and Unitarian youth group counselor.
YA Johnson The First Part Last. 2003 On Bobby’s sixteenth birthday his girlfriend Nia, tells him she is pregnant. A carefree teenager no longer we see him fathering his baby girl, and becoming a man.
Adult Fic Letts Where the Heart Is 1995 The story of a down-on-her-luck Southern teen who after her fifteen minutes of fame for giving birth to “The Wal-mart Baby,” begins to put her life together with the help of the kind, quirky strangers who become her surrogate family.
YA McDonald Spellbound 2001 A teen mother from the projects may be able to do something with her life if she can win a spelling bee that will get her a college scholarship.
YA Fic McWilliams Doormat:a novel. 2004 Fourteen-year-old Jamie has always been a doormat, but her diary reveals how getting the lead in the school play, finding her first boyfriend, discovering her dream and helping her best friend cope with being pregnant transform her life.
YA Olsen The Girl with a Baby. 2003 Jane has always been the good Williams. Her brothers might be high school dropouts and late-night rowdy partiers, but never Jane. Now she’s one of those: the teenage mothers packing diaper bags with their knapsacks, wheeling strollers into high school daycare, tired and grumpy.
YA Reynolds Too Soon for Jeff 1994 Just when Jeff, who is planning to go off to college on a debate scholarship, decides to break up with Christy, she informs him that she is pregnant and planning to keep the baby.
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