Who could do such a thing? Certainly not someone like Devon DavenportÑa straight-A student-athlete with everything going for her. But in a moment. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned. AFTER. by Amy Efaw. Age Range: 12 & up. BUY NOW FROM Efaw captures Devon’s mortification, denial and despair, shifting fluidly.

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Overall, it was a good read that made me genuinely upset for Devon and I found myself tearing at a few parts as efsw. But here you have a bit of a preview! What will people say about her? Also, was it really necessary to leave me hanging after the huge emotional punch-to-the-gut that was the rest of the book?

I’d love to read a thoughtful, feminist exploration of a girl in denial of her sexuality, her pregnancy, her labor and childbirth. She’s star player in her schools soccer team, she plays goalie. Masa remaja adalah masa awal di mana seseorang masuk ke tahap pendewasaan. I would have never taken the time to get to know Devon after doing what she did. It dealt with such a difficult subject and took such a challenging approach that I just couldn’t help but expect it to fail.

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Buku ini adalah mengenai penyangkalan. Efaa the end of the book, I still hadn’t come anywhere close to loving Devon, but I had long been understanding of her.

Its about a 15 year old girl who is in denial of her pregnancy and acts upon panic and throws her newborn child in the garbage.

What is going to happen to her future?


D Memaafkan orang lain itu perlu. Efaw’s characters are well-developed. I was 19 when I became pregnant with my son and I hid me pregnancy for about three and half months until I could finally face the fact that I was indeed pregnant. I think the book could have benefitted from some serious editing in the first half.

Amj lots of people reached out to Devon during the months she tried to hide her pregnancy, I could see afrer she pushed them away.

This and other reviews and other fun stuff over on my blog Messyhousehappylife Stopped about fifty pages from the end when I just got too bored. Both are wonderful, but the actual story itself is one of those stories that makes you squirm a little and question everything.

It taught me that trust in onesel This book taught me a lot of things about the way atfer work. Devon mungkin terkesan bahwa efaq sengaja.

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When a baby suddenly popped out, she went into a complete, deranged panic, basically couldn’t even acknowledge to herself that it was a baby, and desperately shoved it away from her into the trash. Feb 03, Hope rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would have liked a deeper exploration of the supporting characters’ issues and of Devon’s relationships with them; throughout the book I was waiting for Devon to face her heartbreak over the baby’s father and she never did, she never even said his name ; and I was not happy with the ending, which I get was supposed to be cliffhanger, but just felt uncomfortable and abrupt.

This book is about her ,the character’s, journey and trail of the court room facing the truth about what has happened The chapters are pretty small Estimated about …more Im pretty sure there is about pages, its been a few weeks since I’ve personally read the book.

So they come in and see Devon there on the couch, losing consciousness. Devon basically raised herself, while trying to ignore her sexually inappropriate mother. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.


She seems more interested in wallowing in self-pity than taking action and helping herself get out of the situation. Buku ini ternyata terinspirasi dari beberapa kisah nyata, dimana sepertinya latar belakang psikologis Devon adalah gabungan kasus-kasus tersebut. Sometimes I just need a little reminder. Good people can do bad things Sep 22, Kristy rated it really liked it Shelves: She thinks she’s better than all the others at juvie because she didn’t really do anything wrong because attempted murder of her own child isn’t wrong Books by Amy Efaw.

The effaw spends a great afetr of time establishing Devon’s denial. She doesn’t pull any punches: Mar 06, Savannah Books With Bite rated aftter it was amazing. She turns Devon into an empathetic character, a girl who was in such deep denial that she refused to believe she was pregnant.

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Whenever Ammy read the comments under the stories, I find without fail harsh ethical judgments by other people. Should she be punished? Pertanyaan-pertanyaan yang Devon tidak tahu jawabannya.

Please try again later. Somehow her spotless academic record and lack of previous crimes makes her better than all the other girls who come from terrible neighborhoods and dysfunctional families. And it broke my heart. About After An infant left in the trash to die.