Best Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Pregnancy Books
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1. Monday's Not Coming
Author: by Tiffany D Jackson
Katherine Tegen Books
“Jackson’s characters and their heart-wrenching story linger long after the final page, urging readers to advocate for those who are disenfranchised and forgotten by society and the system.” (Publishers Weekly, “An Anti-Racist Children’s and YA Reading List”)From the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly, Tiffany D.
Jackson, comes a gripping novel about the mystery of one teenage girl’s disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth. Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparablemore sisters than friends.
So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show for the second day, or second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. Monday wouldn’t just leave her to endure tests and bullies alone.
Not after last year’s rumors and not with her grades on the line. Now Claudia needs her bestand onlyfriend more than ever. But Monday’s mother refuses to give Claudia a straight answer, and Monday’s sister April is even less help.
2. Hello in There!: A Big Sister's Book of Waiting (Growing Hearts)
Author: by Jo Witek
Harry N. Abrams
Celebrate the wonder and excitement of waiting for a new sibling to arrive in this charming picture book from the bestselling creators of In My Heart Part of the Growing Hearts series! A sister-to-be is so eager to step into her role that she’s starting early!
She sticks close to her mama so she can sing songs to her sibling-to-be (loudly, of course) and explain all the great things waiting in the outside world (cupcakes!Strawberries!Swimming!. With quaint line drawings, lovely patterns, and a variety of playful flaps showing the new baby blissfully tucked away in its mama’s belly, this interactive picture book is a joyful and celebratory ode to a growing family and the perfect gift for any big-sibling-to-be.
The Growing Hearts series celebrates the milestones of a toddler’s emotional development, from conquering fears and expressing feelings to welcoming a new sibling.Read them all! Hello in There: A Big Sister’s Book of WaitingIn My Heart: A Book of FeelingsBrave As Can Be: A Book of CourageAll My Treasures: A Book of JoyIn My Room: A Book of Creativity and ImaginationWith My Daddy: A Book of Love and FamilyMy Little Gifts: A Book of SharingMy Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons
Far from the Tree
Author: by Robin Benway
National Book Award Winner, PEN America Award Winner, and New York Times Bestseller! Perfect for fans of This Is Us, Robin Benway’s beautiful interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the meaning of family in all its formshow to find it, how to keep it, and how to love it.
Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, includingMaya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties.
Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she’s quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family’s long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can’t help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs.
And Joaquin, their stoic older bio brother, who has no interest in bonding over their shared biological mother. After seventeen years in the foster care system, he’s learned that there are no heroes, and secrets and fears are best kept close to the vest, where they can’t hurt anyone but him.
4. That Baby: A Small Town, Friends-to-Lovers Romance (That Boy Series Book 3)
Author: by Jillian Dodd
August 10, 2015
It’s amazing how a few little words can change your life. It starts with a simple I love you. It’s made official with I do. And becomes incredible with I’m pregnant. Jadyn is the girl I love. The girl I’ve always loved.
Our lives are like single threads meticulously woven togetherthe result an exquisite tapestry of past, present, and future. Then there are the words that will unravel me. A few little words that will change my life.
5. Concrete Rose
Author: by Angie Thomas
No.1 New York Times bestseller”A powerful and important novel. Observer “No one else who writes like Angie.Phenomenal. The Guardian From international phenomenon Angie Thomas comes a hard-hitting return to Garden Heights with the story of Maverick Carter, Starr’s father, set seventeen years before the events of the award-winning The Hate U Give.
With his King Lord dad in prison and his mom working two jobs, seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter helps the only way he knows how: slinging drugs. Life’s not perfect, but he’s got everything under control. Until he finds out he’s a father…
Suddenly it’s not so easy to deal drugs and finish school with a baby dependent on him for everything. So when he’s offered the chance to go straight, he takes it. But when King Lord blood runs through your veins, you don’t get to just walk away.
Praise for The Hate U Give:No. 1 New York Times BestsellerWinner of the Waterstones Children’s Book AwardWinner of Children’s Book of the Year at The British Book AwardsWinner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour for the Carnegie MedalA major motion picture from Fox starring Amandla Stenberg”The Hate U Give says more about the contemporary Black experience in America than any book I have read for years.” Guardian”A startling, important book.” The Times”Passionate and uncompromising.” Observer”Thomas has given a voice to her generation.” Stylist”One of the most important books.” Nikesh Shukla”Stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching.” John Green”Utterly compelling.” Sunday Times
6. Big Brother Coloring Book: With Vehicles | Colouring Book For Toddlers 2-6 Ages | I Am Going To Be A Big Brother Book | Cute Gift Idea From New Baby … | For 2 Year Old | 3 Year Old |4 Year Old
Author: by Golden Cat
NEW BETTER EDITION ! CUTE PICTURES WITH SIBLINGS VEHICLES! Is there a new baby coming into your home soon? Are you afraid of how your toddler will react to it? Are you looking for a creative activity for your older child so that you can feed or change the newborn’s diaper at the same time?
Psychologists prove that the birth of a sibling is one of the most stressful moments for toddlers. Parents have to divide their attention and big brother may feel rejected. Our book will help celebrate the arrival of a sibling. It is the perfect gift for toddlers after returning from the hospital with a newborn baby.
Coloring books are great for kids, not only because they help de-stress and relax. Above all, it’s a safe, creative, and easy activity that’s great for your child’s development! It’s scientifically proven by psychologists and educators that coloring books have a positive effect on children’s lives.
With these coloring books your child can: Express their emotions, children are not always able to express in words their emotions by which they may appear stressed. By coloring, they express themselves and their emotions by reducing tension in the body.Creativity.
7. With the Fire on High
Author: by Elizabeth Acevedo
Quill Tree Books
May 7, 2019
From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.
Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisionsdoing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her food into straight-up goodness.
Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows that it’s not worth her time to pursue the impossible. Yet despite the rules she thinks she has to play by, once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.
Plus don’t miss Elizabeth Acevedo’s Clap When You Land!
8. After the Game (Field Party Book 3)
Author: by Abbi Glines
August 22, 2017
The third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Field Party seriesa southern soap opera with football, cute boys, and pick-up trucksfrom USA TODAY bestselling author Abbi Glines. Two years ago, Riley Young fled from Lawton, Alabama. After accusing the oldest Lawton son, Rhett, of rape, everyone called her a liar and she had no option but to leave.
Now she’s back, but she’s not at Lawton High finishing up her senior year. She’s at home raising the little girl that no one believed was Rhett’s. Rhett is off at college living the life he was afraid he’d lose with Riley’s accusation, so Riley agrees to move back to Lawton so she and her parents could take care of her grandmother, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s.
But the town still hasn’t forgotten their hate for her, and she hasn’t forgotten the way they turned on her when she needed them most. When town golden boy Brady Higgens finds Riley and her daughter, Bryony, stranded on the side of the road in a storm, he pulls over and gives them a ride.
9. Orbiting Jupiter
Author: by Gary D. Schmidt
The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he’s placed with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine.
Here Joseph, damaged and withdrawn, meets twelve-year-old Jack, who narrates the account of the troubled, passionate teen who wants to find his baby at any cost. In this riveting novel, two boys discover the true meaning of family and the sacrifices it requires.
10. Baby and Solo
Author: by Lisabeth Posthuma
May 11, 2021
Joel’s new job at the video store is just what the therapist ordered. But what happens if the first true friend he’s made in years finds out about What Was Wrong With Him? Seventeen-year-old Joel Teague has a new prescription from his therapista part-time jobthe first step toward the elusive Normal life he’s been so desperate to live ever since The Bad Thing happened.
Lucky for Joel, ROYO Video is hiring. It’s the perfect fresh startJoel even gets a new name. Dubbed Solo after his favorite Star Wars character, Joel works his way up the not-so-corporate ladder without anyone suspecting What Was Wrong With Him.
That is, until he befriends Nicole Baby Palmer, a smart-mouthed coworker with a chip on her shoulder about … Well, everything, and the two quickly develop the kind of friendship movie montages are made of. However, when Joel’s past inevitably catches up with him, he’s forced to choose between preserving his new blank slate persona and coming cleanand either way, he risks losing the first real friend he’s ever had.
11. Someone Like You
Author: by Sarah Dessen
From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Once and for AllThe 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 Scarlett’s 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 Sarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Books by Sarah Dessen:That SummerSomeone Like YouKeeping the MoonDreamlandThis LullabyThe Truth About Forever Just ListenLock and KeyAlong for the RideWhat Happened to GoodbyeThe Moon and MoreSaint AnythingOnce and for All
12. Young Love
Author: by Paige Powers
How did a teenage revenge plot go so dazzlingly wrong? They were so innocentLidia, your average girl next door. Jack Your all-American party boy.Life was great. Until love destroyed them. Mind, body and soul. Now, they want payback. With a plot to win back their exes, by acting as a couple.How could it hurt?
But soon, Jack and Lidia aren’t so sure of their true feelings. Is this a charade, or the real thing? Can their friendship survive? Or will it blossom into something more?And at what cost? Now these teens face the greatest challenge of their lives.
With everything to lose
13. Exit, Pursued by a Bear
Author: by E.K. Johnston
From #1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston comes a brave and unforgettable story that will inspire readers to rethink how we treat survivors. Hermione Winters is captain of her cheerleading team, and in tiny Palermo Heights, this doesn’t mean what you think it means.
At PHHS, the cheerleaders don’t cheer for the sports teams; they are the sports teamthe pride and joy of a small town. The team’s summer training camp is Hermione’s last and marks the beginning of the end ofshe’s not sure what.
She does know this season could make her a legend. But during a camp party, someone slips something in her drink. And it all goes black. In every class, there’s a star cheerleader and a pariah pregnant girl. They’re never supposed to be the same person.
Hermione struggles to regain the control she’s always had and faces a wrenching decision about how to move on. The rape wasn’t the beginning of Hermione Winter’s story and she’s not going to let it be the end. She won’t be anyone’s cautionary tale.”This story of a cheerleader rising up after a traumatic event will give you Veronica Mars-level feels that will stay with you long after you finish.”Seventeen Magazine
14. The Jewel (Lone city trilogy Book 1)
Author: by Amy Ewing
September 2, 2014
New York Times bestselling author Amy Ewing delivers a dark and riveting tale that “will have fans of Oliver’s Delirium, Cass’s The Selection, and DeStefano’s Wither breathless. The Jewel has many meanings: wealth, beauty, royalty. But for Violet, the Jewel has always meant servitude.
Born and raised in the Marsh, Violet is destined for the Jewel. She is trained as a surrogate for the elite and is bought by the Duchess of the Lake at auction. And she quickly learns that beneath the Jewel’s glittering faade lies the cruelty, backstabbing, and hidden violence that have become the royal way of life.
Violet must accept the ugly realities of her life… All while fighting for her survival. But before she can accept her fate, Violet meets a handsome boy who is also under the Duchess’s control. A forbidden love sparks. But their illicit affair has consequences, which will cost them both more than they bargained for.
And toeing the line between being calculating and rebellious, Violet must decide what, and who, she is willing to risk for her own freedom.BCCB
15. The First Part Last
Author: by Angela Johnson
This little thing with the perfect face and hands doing nothing but counting on me. And me wanting nothing else but to run crying into my own mom’s room and have her do the whole thing. It’s not going to happen….
Bobby is your classic urban teenaged boy – impulsive, eager, restless. On his sixteenth birthday he gets some news from his girlfriend, Nia, that changes his life forever.She’s pregnant. Bobby’s going to be a father. Suddenly things like school and house parties and hanging with friends no longer seem important as they’re replaced by visits to Nia’s obstetrician and a social worker who says that the only way for Nia and Bobby to lead a normal life is to put their baby up for adoption.
With powerful language and keen insight, Johnson looks at the male side of teen pregnancy as she delves into one young man’s struggle to figure out what “the right thing” is and then to do it. No matter what the cost.