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Blume, Judy.

Summary: Two high school seniors believe their love to be so strong that it will last forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1975

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BLU

Summary: The story of a down-on-her-luck Southern teen who, after gaining 15 minutes of fame for giving birth to "The Wal-Mart Baby," begins to put her life together with the help of the kind, quirky strangers who become her surrogate family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WHE

Summary: An intimate coming of age story which illuminates the challenges that many black teenagers face in America today, and witnesses the strength, resilience, and determination it takes to survive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Summary: The story of a 13-year-old girl who wants to be a mother, as told through different actors playing the same character and her journey in a variety of ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2005

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Ward, Jesmyn.

Summary: Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WAR

Hendriks, Jenni

Summary: Veronica Clarke is staring at a piece of plastic with two solid pink lines. With a college-bound future now disappearing before her eyes, Veronica considers a decision she never imagined she'd have to make: an abortion. The only catch: the closest place to get one is over nine hundred miles away, a fourteen-hour drive. With conservative parents, a less-than-optimal boyfriend, and no car,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEN

Bennett, Brit

Summary: "A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community--and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. It begins with a secret. "All good...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BEN

Akin, Jessica

Summary: Examines the issues surrounding teenage pregnancy, including breaking the news to parents, dealing with judgments and criticism, co-parenting, and finishing school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 618 AKI

Summary: Written and directed by Eliza Hittman, the film is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn and her cousin Skylar embark across state lines to New York City on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery, and compassion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NEV

Summary: It is a social suspense about Magalie, a teenager who will have no choice but to take back the reins of her own life. Against all odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NOT

Capes, Kirsty

Summary: "At 3.04 p.m. on a hot, sticky day in June, Bess finds out she's pregnant. She could tell her social worker Henry, but he's useless. She should tell her foster mother, Lisa, but she won't understand.She really ought to tell Boy, but she hasn't spoken to him in weeks. Bess knows more than anyone that love doesn't come without conditions. But this isn't a love story..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAP

Banigan, Melissa

Summary: Learn comprehensive fact-based sexual education facts that can help teens make informed choices about their reproductive health and futures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 362.7 Banigan 2018

Summary: Grounded for Life examines the rising national trend of unplanned pregnancies in the teen population. Utilizing actual case studies and interviews with teenage mothers, it illustrates the risk factors, motivations, and thought processes associated with the rapidly growing teenage pregnancy problem. Thought-provoking footage of single teenage parents portrays the economic and emotional hardships...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This ABC News program sheds light on the most heartbreaking dilemma a teen mother can face. Viewers enter the lives of Erin and Brookanne, who-because of college plans and financial hardships-have decided against motherhood and now reside at the Gladney Center for Adoption, a unique facility for pregnant teens in Fort Worth, Texas. Ob-gyn appointments, counseling sessions, and meetings with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In this engrossing documentary, filmmaker and author Joanna Lipper follows six teen mothers and several young fathers through their last months of high school. This film goes beyond explaining the difficulties of early parenthood to reveal the compassionate strength, resilience, self-awareness, and insight of these adolescents as they look back on past decisions with enhanced understanding of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This hard-hitting documentary uses interviews with several girls, their boyfriends, parents, counselors, teachers, and other professionals to examine one of the most critical issues facing young Americans today. Exploring the reasons why so many teenagers get pregnant, the video looks at the facts on adolescent sexual behavior and attitudes toward birth control. Although the emphasis is focused...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Young mothers need to be aware of the benefits and problems associated with the options of marriage or single parenting. This program stresses the importance of developing a positive and responsible attitude in order to make the best of the situation. The video provides information on finding a doctor, prenatal care, and the benefits of a practical diet, exercise, and childbirth classes, as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program examines teenage pregnancy from the teenage father's point of view. It is an in-depth look at the attitudes of young men toward sex, birth control, and teenage fatherhood. Teen pregnancy, its cost to society, and the plight of young mothers and their newborns are discussed, along with how most young fathers deal with the reality of a pregnant girlfriend. A final section examines...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Being a teenager is difficult enough. Try being a parent at the same time! This program follows the stories of three young women with unplanned pregnancies-15-year-old Valerie, 17-year-old Karina, and 18-year-old Sara. The program also presents another couple, Amanda and Tomas, who have chosen abstinence. In three segments, the teens are interviewed over the course of their pregnancies and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Knight, Michael

Summary: It's 1994 and Lenore Littlefield is a junior at Briarwood School for Girls. She plays basketball. She hates her roommate. History is her favorite subject. She has told no one that she's pregnant. Everything, in other words, is under control. Meanwhile, Disney has announced plans to build a new theme park just up the road, a 'Technicolor simulacrum of American History' right in the middle of one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KNI

Knight, Michael

Summary: "It's 1994 and Lenore Littlefield is a junior at Briarwood School for Girls. She plays basketball. She hates her roommate. History is her favorite subject. She has told no one that she's pregnant. Everything, in other words, is under control. Meanwhile, Disney has announced plans to build a new theme park just up the road, a "Technicolor simulacrum of American History" right in the middle of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KNI

Cooper, Glenn

Summary: Harvard Professor of religion and archaeology Cal Donovan has been summoned by Pope Celestine to investigate a seemingly impossible miracle. Three Catholic teeange girls, from different corners of the world, have fallen pregnant. All three girls have been proven to be virgins. Are they really all bearing the son of God? Before Cal has a chance to visit all three girls, one of the Marys...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Summary: Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Juno 2008

Jackson, Joshilyn.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Mosey Slocumb--spirited, sassy, and on the cusp of womanhood--is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard, and determined to figure out why it's there. Liza, her stroke-ravaged mother, is haunted by choices she made as a teenager. But it is Jenny, Mosey's strong and big-hearted grandmother, whose maternal love braids together the strands of the women's shared...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAC

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