Seventeen In-Between Author:Barthe DeClements At seventeen, things arent so simple anymore. — Elsie Edwards has been going out with Craddoc for three years now. Hes the most popular guy at school and Elsie thought shed always want to be Craddocs girl. But now that shes seventeen, Craddoc is pressuring her to make a commitment. Elsie isnt sure s... more »hes ready, and Craddoc isnt the kind of guy to wait around.
Only Jack understands how she feels. Hes known her since her fat, fifth-grade days. Theyve always been just good friendsuntil a kiss that surprises them both.
The struggle toward self-determination is a popular YA theme, and DeClements handles it with a shading of humor and romance.