Will the Dollars Stretch?: Teen Parents Living on Their Own

Will the Dollars Stretch?: Teen Parents Living on Their Own

by Sudie Pollock, MA, M. a. Pollock


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Young adults are encouraged to be the main characters in these five short stories about teen parents trying to live independently. Each story features a different living situation—single parenting without working; a couple with one partner working full-time; two mothers living together and both working part-time; two young parents living with one of their parents, but struggling for financial independence; and a young entrepreneur. Recording the deposits and withdrawals in each character’s checkbook makes it clear without preaching or lecturing just how difficult it really is to support even a very small family. This new edition is updated to reflect current welfare guidelines and living costs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781885356789
Publisher: Morning Glory Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Series: Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Series
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Sudie Pollock, MA, has worked with pregnant and parenting teens for more than 25 years. She lives in Napa, California.

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