by Joseph Monninger
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Baby by Joseph Monninger

Baby is a teenager in trouble, and her last chance is a foster home with a couple whose idea of fun is dog sledding. Still, it beats going to the juvenile detention center. Baby comes to love the dogs and takes naturally to sledding, but when her old boyfriend, Bobby, shows up, she can't stop herself from running off with him. Life with Bobby goes bad, and Baby has to make some hard decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590785027
Publisher: Highlights Press
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Lexile: 580L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Joseph Monninger is the author of eight novels and numerous stories and articles. He lives and teaches in New Hampshire. His most recent adult novel, Two Ton, is about "Two Ton" Tony Galento, who knocked boxing heavyweight champion Joe Louis to the ground during a match.

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Baby 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
they think this is good they should of been burned down
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
It's Baby's last chance with foster parents before she's shipped off to a juvenile detention center.

Baby may believe that meeting Bobby is the best thing that ever happened to her. But it happens when Baby's finally at a wonderful place in her life, and Bobby starts to take her away from it all.

Under Bobby's influence, Baby will do just about anything, even take her foster parents, Mary and Fred's, most prized possession -- a sled dog. Her life is spiraling out of control, and drug dealings and addictions eventually lead Bobby straight behind bars.

Baby is once again abandoned, this time with nothing but a pack of cigarettes to her name.

What path is Baby going to take? Her new life of safety, or a life of running and sleeping on the streets, using drugs?

BABY tells a great story of real life adventure. I recommend it to everyone, especially those who are interested in stories dealing with important "What if?" issues.