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Dessen, Sarah

After 16-year-old Scarlett's boyfriend is killed in an accident, she learns she is carrying his baby. For the first time she really needs her best friend Halley. Although their friendship may bend a little under the weight, it'll never break

Book. English. Young adult fiction.
Published London: Hodder Children's, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Sarah Dessen
ISBN: 0340997486, 9780340997482
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: U.S.: Viking, 1998; London: Hodder Children's, 2005.
Physical Description: 308 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Teenage pregnancy Fiction.; Female friendship Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.1
Interest Level: UY
Points: 10
Quiz Number: 209493

Author note

Sarah Dessen is in her 30s. She gradualted from the University of North Carolina with highest honours in creative writing, and she now teaches there. She has written 8 books to date, published both by Viking in the US, Penguin UK and Hodder Children's Books. All her books have been chosen as ALA Best Books for Young Adults.


Without preaching or posturing, Dessen has written a powerful, polished story.
School Library Journal||Sarah Dessen has a perfect ear for the details of a teenager's life.