Biting humor with heart makes this a perfect paperback for teenage girls.
Anne Harper, a seventeen-year-old with a hard-hitting, yet hilarious, sense of sarcasm, is living in a group home for pregnant teenagers. As the weeks pass, she comes to realize that what is growing inside her is not just a child, but also a new awareness of herself.
About the Author
Ruth Pennebaker has written two other popular books for teenagers, "Conditions of Love" and "Both Sides Now." A columnist for "The Dallas Morning News," she lives with her husband and teenage children in Austin, Texas.
"A darkly funny, intensely affecting coming-of-age novel . . . Readers will know that [Anne] is a survivor . . . Masterful." --Kirkus Reviews, pointer review
"This powerful novel will be enlightening reading for any young woman today." --School Library Journal, starred review