Teen pregnancy & parenting - fiction
* also available as an audiobook
Annie's Baby 1998
The diary of Anonymous, a pregnant teenager
Hanging on to Max 2002
Seventeen-year-old Sam is the only boy in the alternative school program for teen parents.
*Someone Like You 1998
Scarlett is pregnant when her boyfriend Michael dies in a motorcycle accident. She turns to her best friend Halley for support.
She gets thrown out of her house when her mother discovers she's pregnant.
Inclan, Jessica Barksdale.
Her Daughter's Eyes 2001
Seventeen-year-old Kate tries to hide her pregnancy.
*First Part Last 2003
On the night of his sixteenth birthday, Bobby’s girlfriend tells him she is pregnant.
Raven gets pregnant the first time she has sex.
Chill Wind 2002
Aisha is a nineteen-year-old single mother with two kids.
Born Blue 2001
Janie calls herself Leshaya and sings the blues. A wrenching story about child abuse, addiction, poverty, and pregnancy.
Leaving Cecil Street 2004
Shay’s best friend Neet decides to have an abortion. This story is set in 1969 – when abortion was illegal.
The Girl with a Baby 2003
Fourteen-year-old Jane, mother of Destiny, wants to stay in school.
Porter, Connie Rose
Imani All Mine 1999
Fifteen-year-old Tasha names her baby Imani, which means “faith.”
The painful story of sixteen-year-old Precious Johnson, twice impregnated by her own father.
One Night 2004
Helen, pregnant after a one night stand with Gabe, moves out of her parent’s house. This story is told in a series of poems.
Williams, Lori Aurelia
Broken China 2005
China is fourteen when her two-year-old baby unexpectedly dies.
Like Sisters on the Homefront 1995
Fourteen-year-old Gayle's mother forces her to have an abortion and sends her to live with her pastor uncle’s family in Georgia.
Dear One 1991
Feni can’t believe her mother is letting a pregnant fifteen-year-old come live with them until the baby is adopted.
Wolff, Virginia Euwer
*Make Lemonade 1993
Fourteen-year-old LaVaughn agrees to baby-sit the two children of seventeen-year-old Jolly.