Thursday, 20 September 2012

Book Recommendation: Slam by Nick Hornby

SLAM is a novel about teenagers and about a very controversial topic: teenage pregnancy. Did you know that Britain is the countries with a biggest teenage pregnancy rates in Europe?

This is the plot:

Just when everything is coming together for Sam, his girlfriend Alicia drops a bombshell. Make that ex-girlfriend-- because by the time she tells him she's pregnant, they've already called it quits. Sam does not want to be a teenage dad. His mom had him at sixteen and has made it very clear how having a baby so young interrupted her life. There's only one person Sam can turn to--his hero, skating legend Tony Hawk. Sam believes the answers to life's hurdles can be found in Hawk's autobiography.

Pages: 304



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