Everything you need to understand or teach Back in Black (novel) by John Meaney.
"Back in Black" is part of the A-List series, several books that describe the lives of a group of wealthy and beautiful teenagers at a Los Angeles High School. In "Back in Black," this group (the eponymous A-List of the subtitle) decides to forgo the senior class trip to Washington D.C. in favor of a private trip to Las Vegas. However, their vacation will reveal secrets about everybody as the story continues.
Recounted mainly from the perspective of Anna, a recent addition to their group, the narrative begins with Anna and her friend Sam (Samantha) at the Oscars. Sam's father has been nominated for an award. When he doesn't win, the family is disappointed, but Sam's growing discomfort with her stepmother, stepsister, and even her own body becomes increasingly evident. It doesn't help that her friend Dee, a young girl with New Age beliefs, has become... View more of the Back in Black: An a-list Novel Summary