Walk in Their Shoes:
Stories About Pregnant Teens



Baldwin, James. If Beale Street Could Talk.

Blume, Judy. Forever.

Bunting, Eve. Doll Baby.

Calvert, Patricia. Stranger, You and I.*

Caseley, Judith. Losing Louisa.

Cole, Sheila. What Kind Of Love?*

Davis, Jenny. Sex Education.*

Dessen, Sarah. Someone Like You.

Doherty, Berlie. Dear Nobody.

Eyerly, Jeannette. Someone To Love Me.*

Fine, Ann. Flour Babies.

Hamilton, Morse. Effie's House.*

Head, Ann. Mr. And Mrs. Bo Jo Jones.*

Hobbs, Valerie. Get It While It's Hot; Or Not.*

Inclan, Jessica. Her Daughter's Eyes.

Johnson, Lissa Halls. Just Like Ice Cream.*

Kaye, Geraldine. Someone Else's Baby.

Klein, Norma. No More Saturday Nights.*

Letts, Billie. Where the Heart Is.

Mulford, Phillipa. If It's Not Funny, Why Am I Laughing?

O'Dell, Scott Kathleen, Please Come Home.*

Peck, Richard. Don't Look and It Won't Hurt.*

Pennebaker, Ruth. Don't Think Twice.

Porter, Connie Rose. Imani All Mine.

Prince, Alison. The Turkey's Nest.*

Reynolds, Marilyn.

Baby Help.

Detour for Emmy.

If You Loved Me.


Too Soon for Jeff.

Smith, Mary-Ann Tirone. The Book of Phoebe.

Wolff, Virginia Euwer. Make Lemonade.

Woodson, Jacqueline. The Dear One.*

Zindel, Paul. My Darling, My Hamburger.



Angelou, Maya. Gather Together in My Name. BIO ANG

Annie's Baby: Diary of Anonymous, A Pregnant Teenager. 306.874 ARN

Arnoldi, Katherine. The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom. YA 306.874 ARN

Berne, Emma Carlson. Teen Pregnancy. YA 306.874 TEE.

Docalavich, Heather. Youth Coping With Teen Pregnancy: Growing Up Fast. YA 306.874 DOC

Feinstein, Stephen. Sexuality and Teens: What You Should Know About Sex, Abstinence, Birth Control, Pregnancy, and STDs. YA 306.708 FEI

Hyde, Margaret O. Safe Sex 101: An Overview for Teens. YA 613.907 HYD

Jamiolkowski, Raymond M. A Baby Doesn't Make the Man: Alternative Sources of Power and Manhood for Young Men. YA 613.953 JAM

Lawton, Sandra Augustyn. Pregnancy Information for Teens: Health Tips About Teen Pregnancy... YA 613.2 PRE

*Available through Interlibrary Loan.

Internet Resources:

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Our Health, Our Futures: Teen Pregnancy from Smith College

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Updated 5/19/10 by KDV