Aimee Author:Mary Beth Miller Aimee’s dead, and everyone believes that her best friend helped her commit suicide. After Aimee dies, after the trial, after the move to the new town, she’s completely alone—paralyzed by the loneliness, guilt and anger at everyone’s suppression of the truth. Isolated, she writes in her journal, and gradually lets readers into her world. A worl... more »d where parents don’t listen, therapists don’t help, and best friends betray you. In the end, she realizes that while she never could have saved Aimee, she might be able to save herself.« less
My 9th-graders will probably like this book, especially the girls. It dealt with emotions and teen-aged-angst (even mentioning the word) well. As a mature reader, I thought the pace was a bit slow. Would definitely recommend for adolescents, which is whom it was written for, after all!