Everything you need to understand or teach Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen.
Someone Like You depicts a year in the life of two sixteen-year-old best friends. Scarlett and Halley have been best friends since they were eleven, when Scarlett and her mother moved next door to Halley's family. Although Scarlett is much bolder and more self-confident than Halley, the two girls immediately become friends. The novel begins at the end of the summer before the girls' junior year of high school. Scarlett has fallen in love with a boy named Michael Sherwood over the summer, and the day after she sleeps with him for the first time, he is killed in a motorcycle accident. Halley, who has been going through a phase of separating herself from her mother after a trip to the Grand Canyon earlier in the summer, comes home from camp to be with Scarlett and attend the funeral. Halley has the new experience of supporting Scarlett and being the... View more of the Someone Like You Summary
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