In Sizzle, Frida is called Free by her friends, and she tries to live up to her name. But when Free falls for her guitar teacher, things get complicated. A strong, honest novel on teenage romance and unwanted pregnancy that includes discussion of abortion.
Author: Joan Axelrod-Contrada
Reading level: Grade 2.5 (Lexile 390L)
Interest level: Grades 9-12
Part of the HIP Hi-School Pack
“Sizzle contains detailed descriptions of the affair between Free and Trip that give the story the edgy, mature quality many teens are looking for without being overly explicit.” – from the CM review
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