If I Stay by Gayle Forman

July 31st, 2012 by

if-i-stay-gayle-forman[Note from Kidsmomo: This book is recommended for ages 12 and up. If you want to give your parents more info on this book, send themĀ here.]

Submitted by Maggie, Age 10 from Georgia

Rating: ★★★★★

If I Stay by: Gayle Forman is about Mia a 17 year old who’s life is filled with hope and music. She has everything a wonderful boyfriend, an amazing future with the cello, a supportive family. Everything anybody could ever want. What seems like a normal day turns out to be her worst when she is in a fatal car accident. Caught between life and death Mia learns to look at life in a different. Would you stay or go?

4 Responses

  • noel writes:
    October 29th, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    could anyone describe Mia as a person, i’m doing a book report and i don’t have the book with me.

  • Olivia writes:
    July 18th, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    If you like this book you would like Guitar Notes by Mary Amato.

  • Ada writes:
    November 3rd, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    I want to read this book so much it looks so good. is it really sad

    • Nancy from Kidsmomo writes:
      November 3rd, 2014 at 2:17 pm

      Hi Ada,

      If I Stay IS really sad, so prepare some tissues if you’re one to get emotional when reading (I certainly am!). We recommend this title for kids 12+, so check with your parents.

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