Everything you need to understand or teach Dead Is the New Black by Marlene Perez.
Dead is the New Black is a novel by author Marlene Perez, and is first in the series of the "Dead" novels. In this novel, Daisy Giordano, the youngest of three daughters in a psychic family narrates the story. Daisy takes readers into the lives of her family and the other people living in the town of Nightshade, California.
As the story unfolds, the readers learn about the many secrets that the family has and that the town of Nightshade has. It starts when Samantha Devereaux, head cheerleader, returns from summer vacation with a whole new look of wearing all black with pale white skin and blood red lipstick. She's also dragging a coffin-like book bag on wheels. It leaves daisy Giordano and her other classmates wondering if Samantha has undergone a transformation or if it's simply a fashion statement.
Suspicions about Samantha really start to heat up...