Don't Think Twice by Ruth Pennebaker

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"During the summer of 1967, Anne Harper, 17, enters a home for pregnant teens.... This powerful novel will be enlightening reading for any young woman today." --School Library Journal, starred review
 

About Ruth Pennebaker

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Ruth Pennebaker is quickly becoming a young adult favorite for her first two novels, "Don't Think Twice" and "Conditions of Love," "Don't Think Twice" was named both an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a "Quick Pick" for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. A regular contributor to the "Dallas Morning News," Ruth Pennebaker now lives with her husband and two teenaged children in Austin, Texas.
 
Published April 15, 1996 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 196 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In her first weeks at the home, hers is an unfocused anger: ``I read A Streetcar Named Desire last year,'' she tells readers in the first-person, present-tense narrative, ``because the school district banned it and I wanted to stick up for the Constitution.'' At the novel's end, she has matured f...

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"Set in 1967, before the legalization of abortion, this insightful story presents an engrossing, grimly realistic depiction of pregnant teens who have been ostracized by their families and reje

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"Set in 1967, before the legalization of abortion, this insightful story presents an engrossing, grimly realistic depiction of pregnant teens who have been ostracized by their families and reje

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