Slam by Nick Hornby
Life for 16-year-old Sam is about to get very complicated. He and Alicia, his recent ex-girlfriend, have gotten themselves into a bit of a situation—Alicia is pregnant. Suddenly, Sam is forced to grow up and struggle with this new challenge.
Through the rare male perspective, this story of teen pregnancy shows a remarkable understanding of human relationships.
Slam contains themes of teen pregnancy and family dynamics.
Lexile Measure: 740L
©2007. Middle school, high school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 309 pages.