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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What I truly loved is that it doesn’t get overbearing or try to justify the crime afrer, but rather explains how Devon – or any girl, really – might get there. I felt phantom labor pains at one point.

You tell yourself wha Social media has given people the ability to share their opinions about news stories. Hingga ketika dia hamil, penyangkalan-penyangkalan itu terus berlanjut, Devon memblokir pikirannya mengenai kehamilan. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Entah apa nama phobianya, gw emang suka ngilu kalo membayangkan melahirkan bayi gw dulu SC sih.

Di sebuah tong sampah dekat apartemen Devon, ditemukan seorang bayi baru lahir yang diikat dalam kantong plastik hitam. To view it, click here. She wasn’t raped, so she had no excuse to throw the baby away. I feel like the book could have been shorter and I hated the ending which avter lowered my aym of the book overall.

I have got to stop choosing books based on NPR reviews. I always deem it slightly unfair of me to say a book should have been written in a different way, since that’s not my job as a reader to decide.


Washington the state United States. Namun suatu pagi, semuanya berubah. There is no excuse for that. Setelah hari itu dan setelah mendapat pengobatan, Devon dimasukkan ke penjara. Modern time in juvenile center and in court.

AFTER by Amy Efaw | Kirkus Reviews

In an apartment there was a girl named Devon that stayed from school sick, she told her mom. Membaca judulnya After dan sinopsisnya, kupikir cerita ini berkisar pada gadis remaja dan permasalahan kehamilannya di luar nikah.

xfter This book made me sad, so sad. Then I read the synopsis and I was really interested. A teenage mother who never knew she was pregnant.

The author takes the idea of a baby found in a trashcan and the inevitable question, “how could someone do this? After by Amy Efaw Goodreads Author. In a way, I understood Devon not wanting to face the music so to speak.

I will say the ending sort of disappointed me, but I’d still afterr this book in a heartbeat. Speak; 1 edition 7 August Sold by: At the end, though, was where I think she truly earned it. Her works include After and Battle Dress. She informs the officer that her daughter, Devon, stayed home from school that day because she was sick. Mar 15, Sandra Alonzo rated it it was amazing. Oct 16, Ashleigh rated it did not like it Shelves: I am not endorsing baby dumping!!!

After by Amy Efaw

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Dan segera setelah melihat keadaan Devon yang juga berlumuran darah, kasus bayi tersebut langsung dikaitkan dengan Devon. She has very good grades in school and she behaves. However at times I felt the other supporting characters were a little two dimensional and stereotypical. Efaw failed for me to feel any sympathy towards Devon, the constant pointing out how smart she was, AP honor roll, leader of her soccer team.


If you have not, read this book. I grew very impatient with Devon who I couldn’t help but think was awfully dumb for a supposedly smart girl.

Devon Sky Davenport, 15 tahun adalah siswi teladan dan bintang sepak bola berbakat. I thought well this should be interesting.

After tells the tale of a teenage girl jailed after dumping her baby in a trash can. Sendirian, putus asa, dan nekat.


Buku ini mengenai memaafkan diri sendiri. By the end of the book, I still hadn’t come anywhere close to loving Devon, but I had long been understanding of her. She dumps the baby in a bag. Great subject matter teenage pregnancy aky in a most appropriate and empathetic manner by Amy Efaw.

Fifteen is so young, so very very young, and your heart breaks for Devon.