Is If I Stay a book series?

If I Stay series

Is the book If I Stay a true story?

When you wrote If I Stay and Where She Went were the storylines based on a true story? The accident that kills Mia’s family in If I Stay is based on an accident that killed friends of mine and their two young sons.

Is the book If I Stay inappropriate?

Kids say. Parents need to know that this is a novel for teens starring a girl who loses her family in a car crash-and is in a coma. In addition to plenty of strong language and sexual scenes, it deals with what happens after the accident as Mia “decides whether to live or die,” according to an expert review.

What is the main idea of the book If I Stay?

The theme of “If I Stay” is sacrifice. Mia has to sacrifice something. If she stays she has to sacrifice not seeing her Mom, Dad and her little brother (Teddy) again. If she leaves she has to sacrifice not seeing Adam and Kim again or seeing if she got into Julliard.

What happens to MIA in If I Stay?

Mia is in a terrible car accident. Her whole family is killed, but Mia survives. While in a coma, Mia has a bunch of flashbacks.

Is If I Stay appropriate for 13 year olds?

If I Stay is written for kids ages 14 and up. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness.

How does the book If I Stay end?

Mia loves music, and she loves playing cello. Adam returns, and he plays a Yo-Yo Ma track on his iPod. He also holds Mia’s hand, and the combo of her two loves—Adam and cello music—bring her back to life. And that’s where the book ends, as Mia’s life is beginning anew.

What inspired Gayle Forman to write If I Stay?

The idea was born from a tragic incident. “About 14 years ago, we lost friends of ours in a car crash, much like the one Mia and her family are in,” she explained. “It was a family of four and they were all killed.

Do Adam and Mia end up together in where she went?

Where She Went, the sequel to If I Stay, is narrated by Mia’s boyfriend Adam, and picks up three years after Mia decided to stay in this world, despite the loss of her family. Not long after her recovery and her first year at Julliard, she ends her relationship with Adam with no explanation, breaking his heart.

What reading level is If I Stay?

If I Stay

Interest Level Reading Level ATOS
Grades 9 – 12 Grades 4 – 6 5.3

What is the genre of If I Stay?

Why is If I Stay PG 13?

If I Stay is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements and some sexual material. Violence: Characters are killed in a car crash.

Does Mia wake up in if I stay?

In If I Stay, Mia miraculously survived a car crash that killed the rest of her family. Her decision to stay alive was made after hearing Adam beg her to stay, vowing to Mia that he would even leave her if it meant she would live.

What is the plot of where she went?

three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life forever. Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard’s rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night.

Who is the antagonist in if I stay?

The antagonist – Death

The antagonist in this book is death. Mia is constantly having a struggle with her self and her soul to decide whether or not she should die or live.

Is there a movie after if I stay?

If I Stay is followed by the sequel Where She Went, released in April 2011.

Why did Gramps take Mia to San Francisco?

Gramps also supports Mia’s passion for the cello, and escorts her to San Francisco for a weekend for her Juilliard audition. While Mia is in a coma, he is the only person to privately let her know that he will understand her decision if she decides to leave.

Why is seven pounds Rated PG 13?

Seven Pounds is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material, some disturbing content and a scene of sensuality. A mix of brief, often disjointed scenes make it difficult to get a grip on Ben Thomas in this film that includes depictions of abuse, characters with terminal illnesses, and a suicide.

What page is the book where she went?

304

ISBN-13: 9780142420898
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 52,671
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: HL800L (what’s this?)

Why did Mia leave Adam in If I Stay?

She needed time to sort things out in her head, to find herself as a musician again, to grieve for the family she had lost. Adam’s presence would have both helped and hindered her, but mostly it would have been a burden. She needed a break.

What happens in the second book of If I Stay?

three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life forever. Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard’s rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night.

Is where she went based on a true story?

The car accident was based on personal events, the rest of the story, and the characters of Mia and Adam in particular, came from my imagination. I’ve never been in an accident like that. Never had an out-of-body experience.

Who wrote If I Stay?