Don’t Think Twice

Don't Think Twice, by Alison Lohans
Don’t Think Twice, by Alison Lohans

Author: Alison Lohans
New Edition: Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing, 2009

ISBN 978-1-894431-35-4

Original Publisher: Thistledown Press, 1997

1967: Shy 17-year-old Jan Carlson lives in Sierra Vista, California, a conservative farming town. The Viet Nam war rages. Friends’ brothers get drafted and the daily pledge of allegiance becomes a test of conscience.

1997: Thirty years later she’s living in Canada. Worried sick about her runaway daughter, Jan writes a long letter in a desperate attempt to reach out to her. She describes falling in love with brothers Tim and Rob, a tumultuous time when irrevocable choices are made.

Read a review in CM Magazine.

Download Alison’s Dont Think Twice Curriculum Tie-ins .

Shortlisted for the CLA Young Adult Book Award, 1998
Shortlisted for the Saskatchewan Book of the Year Award, 1997, Children’s Literature Category

Price: $14.95
Purchase from Laird Books or

Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing:

or directly from Alison

Also available as an ebook for Kindle (US) and Kindle (Canada) and as a Kobo at the Kobo store.

2 thoughts on “Don’t Think Twice

    1. Ashley, thanks so much for your comment! This book is one of my favourites too, and it means a lot to hear that readers like you feel this way about it. It would be awesome to have a movie made of it!

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