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Spanish Ages 12+
Pages: 112
Themes: teen pregnancy, responsibility, choices
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/11/2012
Fry Reading Level: 2.6
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Zach y Ashley llevan un tiempo juntos y las cosas van bien, hasta que un día Ashley descubre que está embarazada. Enseguida se enoja y culpa a Zach, pues no estaría en ese estado si él no hubiera sido tan imprudente. Pensando al principio en el aborto, se vuelve en contra de Zach que, confundido, trata de adoptar una actitud responsable. Después de ver las reacciones de sus familiares y amigos, Zach se da cuenta de que esta es una decisión que él y Ashley deben tomar juntos.

Zach and Ashley have been going out for a while, and things are going well—until Ashley finds out she is pregnant. She is angry and blames Zach. She wouldn't be in this state if he hadn't been so careless. Insistent at first on an abortion, she turns against Zach. Confused, Zach struggles with what he should do and what his responsibilities are. Coming to terms with the reactions of their families and friends, Zach realizes that this is a decision that he and Ashley must make together.

TriState YA Book Review Committee - January 1, 2013
"Its contemporary and controversial subject matter will encourage readers to participate and discuss their opinions."

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