Love, Etc.

What is Love?

love cardFind out what these books and websites think!

Websites

Poets.org: Love Poems
Browse love poems and send free poetry valentines.
http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/389

FictionPress.com
Poems about love by people like you.
http://www.fictionpress.com/poetry/Love/

Rookie Mag: Sex & Love
Stories of first kisses, secret crushes, and more.
http://rookiemag.com/category/sex-love/

Teen Relationships
Recognize the signs of an abusive relationship, and learn what a healthy relationship is.
www.teenrelationships.org

MySistahs
A site by and for young women of color on sexual and reproductive health issues.
http://www.amplifyyourvoice.org/mysistahs

Safe-Sexting
Learn the ins and outs of sexting before you hit ‘send’.
http://www.safeteens.org/?s=sexting

Books

Safe Sex 101
Margaret O. Hyde and Elizabeth H. Forsyth
613.9071 H
A frank, honest and balanced discussion of safe sex, covering all issues from abstinence to the most effective form of contraception.

Falling Hard: 100 Love Poems by Teenagers
ed. Betsy Franco
811.08 F
An unforgettable collection of love poems by teenagers of different ages, different sexual orientations, from different parts of the world, all capturing their own vision of romantic love.

You, Maybe: The Profound Asymmetry of Love in High School
Rachel Vail
YA FIC VAIL
15 year old Josie is independent, smart and funny and very much in control of herself and her world.  Will this last when hot senior Carson Gold starts pursuing her?

Falling in Love with English Boys 
Melissa Jensen
YA FIC JENSEN
Catherine's lovelorn blog has a lot in common with a girl's nineteenth century diary.

Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems About Love
Pat Mora
811 M
Each of these poems has a unique teen narrator.

Love & Leftovers: A Novel in Verse
Sarah Tregay
YA FIC TREGAY
Marcie returns to her father and his new partner in Iowa just as she's met a great guy in New Hampshire.

After the Kiss
Terra Elan McVoy
YA FIC MCVOY
Two girls don't realize they like the same guy.

As I Wake
Elizabeth Scott
YA FIC SCOTT
Ava's crush finally seems to like her. Too bad she has amnesia.

Starstruck
Cyn Balog
YA FIC BALOG
Dough is relieved that her long distance boyfriend still thinks she's beautiful after her weight gain.

Between the Sea and Sky
Jaclyn Dolamore
YA FIC DOLAMORE
Dosia, a mermaid, has eloped with a human.