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The world is a terrible place not to have a best friend.

 

Scarlett was always the strong one.

 

Halley was always content to follow in her wake.

 

Then Scarletts boyfriend died, and Scarlett learned that she was pregnant.

 

Now Halley has to find the strength to take the lead and help Scarlett get through it.

 

Because true friendship is a promise you keep forever.

 

* “Dessen has written a powerful, polished story.”—School Library Journal, starred review

 

Also by Sarah Dessen:

Along for the Ride

Dreamland

Just Listen

Keeping the Moon

Lock and Key

The Moon and More

That Summer

This Lullaby

The Truth About Forever

What Happened to Goodbye

Synopsis:

A thought-provoking and courageous new novel by National Book Award winner Han Nolan. Nobody gets away with telling Eleanor Crowe what to do. But as a pregnant sixteenyear-old, her options are limited: move to Kenya with her missionary parents or marry the babyand#8217;s father and work at his familyand#8217;s summer camp for overweight kids. Despite her initial reluctance to help out, Elly is surprised that she actually enjoys working with the campers. But a tragedy on the very day her baby is born starts a series of events that overwhelms Elly with unexpected emotions and difficult choices. Somehow, she must turn her usual obstinance in a direction that can ensure a future for herselfand#8212;and for the new life she has created.

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Sixteen-year-old Eleanor Crowe has a mind of her own and no one is going to tell her what to do. But when she finds herself pregnant, she realizes that her options are limited: go to Kenya with her missionary parents or marry Lam, the babys father, and live with his parents at their summer camp for overweight children.

    Despite her initial reluctance to help out, Elly is surprised to discover that she actually enjoys working with the kids at campif not for her mother-in-laws constant disapproval. When her baby is born, unexpected emotions and situations spin out of control, and Elly has to call on her stubbornness and determination to step up and become an advocate for her futureand for the life she has created.

About the Author

HAN NOLAN is the author of several books, including Dancing on the Edge which won the National Book Award and Send Me Down a Miracle, a National Book Award finalist.andnbsp;She lives with her husband on the East Coast.

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cr_harvey94, August 21, 2007 (view all comments by cr_harvey94)
If i had just read the back cover of this book, and had not read anny of Dessens other books, i would've thought it was trash. The backs really misleading. Makes it sound like some book just about silly girls and there small problems in life. It's got so much more to it.
It's about family, Friends, and love. It's oh so easy to fall in love with Dessens characters. And im so sad she only has like seven books or soo. I can read Dessens books any day. I think everyone should read this book. Teens, and there mothers. It is alot about motherhood, stubborn mothers, not good enough mothers, and new mothers. I just loved it.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780670877782
Author:
Dessen, Sarah
Publisher:
Viking Books for Young Readers
Author:
Nolan, Han
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Pregnancy
Subject:
Social Situations - Pregnancy
Subject:
Unmarried mothers
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Pregnancy
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Pregnancy -- Fiction.
Subject:
High school students
Subject:
Situations / Pregnancy
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Pregnancy
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Situations / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , A thought-provoking and courageous new novel by National Book Award winner Han Nolan. Nobody gets away with telling Eleanor Crowe what to do. But as a pregnant sixteenyear-old, her options are limited: move to Kenya with her missionary parents or marry the babyand#8217;s father and work at his familyand#8217;s summer camp for overweight kids. Despite her initial reluctance to help out, Elly is surprised that she actually enjoys working with the campers. But a tragedy on the very day her baby is born starts a series of events that overwhelms Elly with unexpected emotions and difficult choices. Somehow, she must turn her usual obstinance in a direction that can ensure a future for herselfand#8212;and for the new life she has created.
"Synopsis" by ,
Sixteen-year-old Eleanor Crowe has a mind of her own and no one is going to tell her what to do. But when she finds herself pregnant, she realizes that her options are limited: go to Kenya with her missionary parents or marry Lam, the babys father, and live with his parents at their summer camp for overweight children.

    Despite her initial reluctance to help out, Elly is surprised to discover that she actually enjoys working with the kids at campif not for her mother-in-laws constant disapproval. When her baby is born, unexpected emotions and situations spin out of control, and Elly has to call on her stubbornness and determination to step up and become an advocate for her futureand for the life she has created.

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