What are the best books with a teen pregnant character?

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    #1Someone Like You

    Someone Like You
    Splitted in three parts, this book narrates the stories of two friends, Halley and Scarlett, and all their tragic adventures: unexpected pregnancy, death of boyfriends, traumatic break-ups, complicated upbringings... 
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    Tammy Tran
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "I have been trying to understand what goes through a teenager's head, so I decided to pick up Someone Like You. I was really impressed with this book, as it made me emotional throughout the character's experiences. It is about two friends, who are similar in their tragic adventures. You will probably cry now and then, but it is really an eye opener of their experiences. A must read! "
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    #2Pregnant Pause

    Pregnant Pause
    Pregnant at sixteen years old, Eleanor Crowe will have to choose between moving with her missionary parents to Kenya or staying home and marry the baby's father. She finally chooses to stay and help at the overweight kids camp, but tragedy strikes her as soon as she delivers her baby.





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    Richard Wheeler
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "If you're looking for an interesting story that involves teen pregnancy, Pregnant Pause might be the book for you. While reading it, I found myself engrossed in the story and ended up finishing the entire book in just a couple of days. It's a very touching story as well."
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    #3Anything but Normal: A Novel

    Anything but Normal: A Novel
    It was only when she was shopping for the upcoming new school year that Sophie found out that she was pregnant. Anything she tried didn't seem to fit, but that was the last of her problems, as everything got out of control due to her pregnancy.




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    Frances Ryan
    Written on February 13, 2018
    "This book really made me understand what my brother's girlfriend's plight must have been as a pregnant teen. She struggled to make everything in her life look normal until she couldn't hide it anymore. This book will make you feel empathy for mothers and unexpected babies."
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    #4The Best and Hardest Thing

    The Best and Hardest Thing
    Tired of being a good girl, fifteen-year-old Molly Biden decides to seduce the hot new boy,Grady Dillon, but things get wild as she becomes pregnant. Like this, she starts to explain all her feelings and decisions in the book, everything written in poetry.
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    María Sandoval
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "The Best and Hardest thing is a different take on teen pregnancy. Rather than a normal story, it uses poetry to tell the story and is a bit different. I would prefer a regular story to the poetry lead story, but it still works in telling the story."
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    #5Don't Think Twice

    Don't Think Twice
    This book takes place in 1967, a time where abortion was still illegal. Under these circumstances, Anne Harper is forced to live in a home for pregnant teens, where she will meet lots of girls also pregnant, but each one of them with her own personal history, that will help define Anne's personality. 
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    Ralph Oliver
    Written on February 24, 2018
    "This book has a lot of heart but doesn't lose its sense of humor. I previewed this book for my granddaughter and felt it would be enlightening reading for her in a couple of years. Well presented depiction of emotional coming of age."
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    #6I Know It's Over

    I Know It's Over
    Nick and Dani are the perfect couple until he meets Sasha. To surprise of everyone, Nick leaves Dani to date Sasha, which they do for several months, until she decides to break up. Surprises don't stop here, as Sasha discovers that she is pregnant but she stills doesn't want Nick in her life anymore. Sex, drugs, abortion and alcohol, everything mixed in a great novel.




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    Janet Simmons
    Written on February 25, 2018
    "I know It's Over but c.k. kelly martin. The story is familiar in that it is teenage love, and a teenage pregnancy. The unique perspective I Know It's Over is that "Nick" is telling the story. It is heartbreaking and vulnerable and tells the story with honesty and integrity that teens will feel they can relate to. "
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    #7The First Part Last

    The First Part Last
    Through beautiful time skips, this book tells the story of Bobby, a sixteen-year-old teen that despite having his parents support, he struggles with his child upraise. The book explains why Bobby does what he does, and in a dramatic turn of events, we find out why he is a single father. 



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    Wei Lai
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "This is typical propaganda trying to humanize black people. It's meant to be an emotion manipulator. It's not a quality book."
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    #8[TUTORIAL] How to Save a Life

    [TUTORIAL] How to Save a Life
    When her dad died, Jill MacSweeny started to isolate herself from her family and friends, and thingsgot worse when her mother decided to adopt a child, maybe to replace his father, and she got pregnant. Committed to give her child the best life, she will have to look time to take care of herself.




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    Shirley Fields
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "I like this book because the main character is a pregnant teen. I can relate to her because I although I am not a teenager, I am pregnant right now."
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    #9Baby Girl

    Baby Girl
    Sheree is a young black girl that overwhelmed by her own life, decided to leave her house, running away from everything: absent father, alcoholic mother, her friend's abortion, abusive boyfriend... Everything was on the mix, and her own's pregnancy wont make it any better.



     

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    Lawrence Vargas
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "Great book! Makes you really think about the difficulties of life. I read through it before passing it on to my college aged daughter who's going through a pregnancy right now."
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    #10Glass

    Glass

    Glass is the second novel in the Crank series. This young adult fiction novel is written in verse by Ellen Hopkins. It was originally published in 2007.

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    Jason Richards
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "The solution was a little too brief. It needed more details on what it was about."
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    #11Baby Dust

    Baby Dust

    Baby Dust is a tribute novel written by Deanna Roy based on the experiences of actual women who have miscarriages. With over 200 pages, this book is published in 2011 by Casey Shay Press.

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    Brittany Brewer
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "I've never actually had a miscarriage before but this book has stories of women who have. A truly eye opening and heartbreaking book. My sister has had 2 miscarriages and this gives me more of an insight of how she's really feeling."
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    #12Orbiting Jupiter

    Orbiting Jupiter
    Orbiting Jupiter is a book by Gary Schmidt that tells the story of the young father Joseph. He is only thirteen but he is already in a juvenile facility. When his time came to be fostered, he will do everything to find his daughter. 
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    James Ryan
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "A little disturbing. The father is only 13. I understand his plight but it was hard to get used to. Well-written though."

Summary

Best What are the best books with a teen pregnant character
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Someone Like YouBooks 33 Paid
2Pregnant PauseBooks 31 Paid
3Anything but Normal: A NovelBooks 29 Paid
4The Best and Hardest ThingBooks 27 Paid
5Don't Think TwiceBooks 27 Paid
6I Know It's OverBooks 24 Paid
7The First Part LastBooks 22 Paid
8[TUTORIAL] How to Save a LifeBooks 20 Paid
9Baby GirlBooks 18 Paid
10GlassBooks 13 Paid
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