If I Stay

Gayle Forman

Setting of If I Stay

The setting of If I Stay takes place in a small town in Oregon. Mia is the main character, and her family includes her mother, her father, and her little brother Teddy. Mia also has a boyfriend named Adam, and a best friend named Kim.

The Story

Mia is a seventeen year old from the age nine, she is a serious cellist. Her dream is to go to Julliard and still stay with her boyfriend Adam who is a rising star. But then one day her family goes out on a cold, and snowy day. In an instant a truck hits them and kills her mother, father, and her little brother Teddy. She alive and in serious condition. She has to choose to stay alive or leave the world with her family. While she's in the hospital, she has flashbacks of her life and that help her make her decision. What will she choose? What would you do if you had to choose life or death?

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About the Author

Gayle Forman is a young adult author who has write this story because she has heard about a story of boy who's family died in a car crash and he had died several days later. She wondered if the boy knew his family died and went with them. That story inspired this novel, just with a little more love!
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If I Stay Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos Movie HD