After on Start reading After on your Kindle in under a minute. . After by Amy Efaw is a well-researched examination of teen pregnancy and. They say that you can’t judge a book by it’s cover. This time, though, the cover was the reason why I decided to pick up After, flip it over, and find. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned.

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Namun ada perubahan yang tak kalah pentingnya dalam tahap pendewasaan ini, yaitu perubahan secara mental. What I truly loved is that it doesn’t get overbearing or try to justify the crime eafw, but etaw explains how Devon – or any girl, really – might get there. Buku ini ternyata terinspirasi dari beberapa kisah nyata, dimana sepertinya latar belakang psikologis Devon adalah gabungan kasus-kasus tersebut.

She never once considers that the other girls may be in the same situation as herself. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. While I know not all cases are the same, it will give you a new perspective of what these women go through. What is going to happen to her efas Efaw takes the reader on Devon?


She wins the first case but in the end she is disappointed in Devon’s decision on going to jail and admitting guilty. Jadi mau bagaimana lagi?? Devon adalah anak tunggal yang dibesarkan oleh orangtua tunggal. Dia merasa apa yang sudah dilakukannya itu amatlah salah Too much time was spent in Devon’s head, getting her to remember and not enough time establishing her as a person who would do what she did at the close. Jan 20, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: The mean girl Devon meets in juvy shocker, she cuts herself!


View all 4 comments. Stopped about fifty pages from the end when I just got too bored. Buku ini mengenai memaafkan diri sendiri. Through conversations with her lawyer in preparation for a trial to determine whether or not she’ll be judged in the juvenile system or be sent to the adult courts, we get a good picture of what was going through Devon’s head. Too many pages are devoted to Devon’s court proceedings. Ibunya, Jennifer Davenport, melahirkan dia ketika masih remaja.

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An interesting topic, ripped from the headlines. What else could it have been but a cold?

I started reading this book at a very random and, I confess, inopportune moment: At first, I wanted to read this book.

Sep 22, Kristy rated it really liked it Shelves: I feel bad now. Very quickly, Devon is thrust into a world she never imagined for herself.

Dalam bahasa sederhana, merupakan kemampuan benak manusia untuk tidak mengakui sesuatu yang sebenarnya sungguh-sungguh terjadi.

Devon isn’t always a likable character, mostly because of the strict discipline she holds herself to in terms of school work and soccer. It was incredibly anti-climactic.

Like Monster, it gives you a punch in the gut look into the mind of someone so many people would judge before walking a single step in his or her shoes Devon at first represses everything that happened then slowly begins to deal with the choices she made and the consequences of her actions as she meets with her lawyer and adjusts to life in the juvenile detention center.


She informs the officer that her daughter, Devon, stayed home efae school that day because she was sick. Through airtight writing and fast-paced, gripping storytelling, Ms. I learned that it’s not only the so-called ‘bad people’ who do these types of things, but the perfectly ‘normal’ and average people. This is not a reading experience for the faint of heart.

Her mother, recently home from a night shift at Safeway, answers the door and starts her usual flirting. Mar 06, Savannah Books With Bite rated it it aym amazing.

A definite thumbs up read!! Another disappointment, courtesy of NPR.

Through airtight writing and fast-paced, gripping storytelling, Ms. Aug 11, Minutes Young Adult.

But all that changes when the police find Devon home sick from school as they investigate the case of an abandoned baby. She doesn’t pull any punches: The whole time I listened to this book my head raged with different opinions.

Devon herself, smart and hardworking, who pretty much raised herself and is driven to be nothing like her mother.

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Oct 28, Alma Bucio rated it it was amazing. I’m sure this happens, but for me it is not something I can truly grasp. She’s the main character.