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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Oct 28, Alma Bucio rated it it was amazing. Deep in denial, soccer star, Devon, can barely even admit that she was pregnant ater all.

A world in a juvenile detention facility under observation hours a day. If you can bleed-see it, feel it-then you know you’re alive. She has very good grades in school and she behaves. Amanda Rivera Im pretty sure there is about pages, its been a few weeks since I’ve personally read the book. It reads like anti-choice rhetoric to me.


It told me that no matter how well you think you know someone, there’s always something new. Aug 11, Minutes Young Adult. Perempuan habis ngelairin kan rentan, baik secara fisik maupun mental mood swingnya karena hormon yg gak karuan itu lho. 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.


A teenage mother who never knew she was pregnant. View all 8 comments. They changed so often during the story that I’m still not sure what I think about the situation. The reader witnesses Devon’s story unfold piece by piece, almost as efzw we are understanding what transpired at the same time Devon does.

After by Amy Efaw

But all that changes when the police find Devon home sick from school as they investigate the case of an abandoned baby. I would give this book 3. And on and on and on.

This book made me sad, so sad. It taught me that trust in onesel This book taught me a lot of things about the way people work.

And yet gifted author Amy Efaw does the impossible. After That Morning, there? Do Am have a cold or something? I’m sure this happens, but for me it is not something I can truly grasp. Her psychological state is very central to the book, so this is a big problem. Who the hell cares about his or her despicable mother?

I’m am no psychologist, so I don’t really understand the whole denial to the point of not realize you were pregnant until giving birth. The author missed a big potential opportunity in devoting more time and thought to Devon’s sessions with the psychiatrist. So usually when that happens I pick out a potentially boring or bad book, read a few chapters and generally that makes me go r I was so sure this book was going to be bad.


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Namun ada perubahan yang tak kalah pentingnya dalam tahap pendewasaan ini, yaitu perubahan secara mental. Dia dikenal sebagai efaa yang baik, tenang, dan dewasa. How does this kind of situation happen? The baby is discovered and a murder trial begins. She vowed she wouldn’t be like her mother-no sex, no relationships until way later in life. There were also times that Devon seemed so naive that it just baffled me.

May 29, Jennifer Wardrip rated it it was amazing Shelves: She’s a truly amazing girl and I believe that Amy Efaw must be an absolutely splendid person to have caught both sides of this tragic story so eloquently. Thanks for telling us about the problem. That is unlike In October I was in the worst reading slump ever so I decided to get away from all ARCs and read something that would regain my interest in writing so I started browsing the library ebook selection and came across After.

How can someone do such a thing? The chapters are pretty small Estimated about There might be a little over 30 chapters. Also when you hit the middle things go amu slow.

Devon’s slowness to answer even the most rudimentary question,instead delving into flashbacks or ruminations on minutiae wore on me fairly quickly.