Ages 13 up
Published by: Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers
How To Save A Lifeby Sara Zarr
Jill is trying to recover from the death of her father last year, and reeling at her mother’s news that she will be adopting a baby. Not only that, but the teen mother, Mandy, will be coming to live with Jill and her mom while the pregnancy comes to term. In this heart-wrenching story told from dual perspectives, Jill and Mandy both search for ways to begin their lives afresh, and learn that nothing is ever simple when it comes to family.