Dreamland Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

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Dreamland is Sarah Dessen's fourth novel.

It has not been adapted into any other media. However, each of Dessen's other novels deal with equally relevant issues and evoke a similarly realistic approach to storytelling. Specifically, Someone Like You, published by Viking Children's Books in 1998, which relates similar issues facing American teenagers. In it, two best friends find the balance of their friendship shifting when the less flamboyant of the friends learns that the other girl is carrying the baby of her boyfriend who just died in a freak accident. It was selected by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults and also by School Library Journal as a Best Book of the Year.

That Summer, published by Orchard Books in 1996, was Dessen's first published novel.

In it, a fifteen-year-old girl, Haven, faces a number of difficulties—a love/hate relationship with her sister who...

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